Picaflor House

provides a stimulating, dynamic after-school educational and nutritional programme to the children of Oropesa, Cusco, Peru.

In a community that faces high levels of poverty, our vision is to give the children in our programme a hand up and a chance for a brighter future.

The aims of the Picaflor House Children’s Project are:

To provide children in Oropesa with a safe and fun environment in the afternoons

To provide academic assistance to the children through classes in mathematics & literacy

To provide homework assistance for children whose parents are unable to assist

To teach children new skills such as music, dance, arts, sports and computing

To provide a healthy snack and lunch to support the children's nutritional needs

To provide free or affordable local childcare for working families

To educate children about basic health and hygiene practices

To work with the local community to identify their needs and help them to become stakeholders in proposed solutions