Piecitos in Peru

Schools of Peru

841 piecitos colorados in 6 schools in Cusco, Jauja, Lima, Puno, Piura y Arequipa.

Incorporated in 2011, 178 children are taught there.

Initial situation: The school did not have enough classrooms to serve the students, the hygienic services and the kitchen were damaged. Absence of outdoor spaces to promote sports activities

Current situation:

  • Infrastructure: The kitchen, dining room and hygienic services of the educational institution are completely rebuilt. In addition, classrooms have been built based on the needs of the school.
  • Nutritional Training: A school garden was built with the support of parents. The Nutritional Guide was launched for greater control of children's eating habits.
  • Educational improvement: A library was implemented. In addition, various activities such as storytelling and reading contests were developed. The Initiation to Art Course of the Prado Museum was implemented and complemented what was learned with a specialist who worked on drawing techniques and the combination of colors and textures.
  • Promotion of sport: Within the framework of our cooperation agreement with the Peruvian Sports Institute, sports sessions have been developed.

Incorporated in 2016, 300 children are taught in Lima.

Initial situation: The secondary level classrooms were all drywall. They did not have a playground or computer room.

Current situation:

  • Infrastructure: Two secondary level classrooms were built. In addition, the donation of 22 computers was made, giving students the opportunity to adapt to new technologies.
  • Nutritional Training: The school garden was improved through the installation of the drip irrigation system and a workshop on the responsible use of it was developed.
  • Educational improvement: Students have participated in the Art Initiation Course at the Prado Museum as well as participated in workshops on drawing and painting techniques. They have also participated in the Awake, Create and Transform the Environment Program, an Innovation and entrepreneurship program.
  • Sports Promotion: Sports sessions were held at the school with the support of specialist technicians from the Peruvian Sports Institute (IPD).

Incorporated in 2017, 49 children are taught in Puno.


Initial situation: The initial level was a tripley booth with calamine roofs. The toilets were silos with calamine walls. The classrooms of the primary level are adobe coated which produces a thermal sensation below 10 degrees. The primary level bathrooms were in poor condition.

Current situation:

  • Infrastructure: A classroom was built for the initial level made of a solar collection system that protects students from the intense cold. A battery of differentiated bathrooms was built for the initial and primary levels.
  • Nutritional Training: The school garden was improved using recycled material (plastic bottles) to lift the walls.
  • Educational Improvement: The library was implemented and the students participated in the Art Initiation Course of the Prado Museum.
  • Sports Promotion: Sports sessions were held for the first time at the school with the support of specialist technicians from the Peruvian Sports Institute (IPD). This contributed to winning sports competitions in disciplines such as: volleyball, soccer and high jump.

Incorporated in 2017, 161 children are taught in Piura

Initial situation: The infrastructure was very damaged and did not have the electricity service. They lacked educational furniture and had a dining room / kitchen in poor condition, with a calamine roof.

Current situation:

  • Infrastructure: A classroom for the secondary level was built and new furniture was acquired.
  • Nutritional Training: A kitchen-dining room was equipped and implemented and a laundry was built. The school orchard was implemented with the support of parents.
  • Educational Improvement: Students have received the Art Initiation Course of the Prado Museum and carried out activities to promote reading within the framework of Book Day.
  • Sports Promotion: In the framework of the alliance with the Peruvian Sports Institute, sports sessions were held.

 

Incorporada en 2019 educates 52 children

Initial situation: The school operates with multi-grade classrooms at the primary level and lacks classrooms for the secondary level. Classroom division is made with drywall material, which causes voice interference and attention and learning difficulties in students. Hygienic services require an infrastructure improvement. It does not have a computer room or library, in addition to lacking educational furniture.

Current situation:

  • The most urgent need of the school is to have classrooms for the development of high school classes. Therefore, the Foundation will prioritize the provision of spaces for teaching as well as the strengthening of the educational phase with the Art Initiation Course.

Incorporated in 2019, educates 101 children

Initial situation: The school has classrooms of noble material and at the initial level, prefabricated classrooms with a calamine roof. Although it has differentiated bathrooms, they need an infrastructure improvement starting with the roofs. They require educational equipment for the maintenance of books and for the school's computer classroom.

Current situation:

  • Focus will be placed on the educational phase in activities such as the Art Initiation Course project, prioritizing equipment and access to new technologies