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CHILDREN OF PERU MATCHING CAMPAIGN

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BENEFITING: MANOS UNIDAS INTERNATIONAL INC

ORGANIZER: MANOS UNIDAS INTERNATIONAL INC

EVENT DATE: Apr 02, 2015

Cheryl Kerfeld

THE STORY:

UW PT Students Experience Peru,

Last September Manos Unidas welcomed 4 amazing physical therapy students from the University of Washington, Seattle, WA,  for a 2 week cultural-volunteer experience. See photo of them in Machu Picchu. This enthusiastic group of gals were accompanied by a licensed PT -UW alumni - and spent  2 weeks immersed in an educational setting. They worked directly with Amilcar, Manos Unidas's physical therapist, visited students homes, spent a day in the Quechya speaking high communities, volunteered at an orphanage for disabled children, helped feed students, play with them and experience children with disabilities in an urban Andean setting - all in Spanish!


After full mornings at Manos Unidas, the gals had an opportunity to explore the great city of Cusco and its surrounding areas.

 

The students are part of a University of Washington chapter called GROW within the Department of Rehabilitative Medicine, this was their first trip abroad. 
To read about this experience through their eyes, please visit their BLOG: http://physicaltherapyinperu.blogspot.com

GROW would like to encourage you to support Phawarispa- the FIRST and ONLY vocational training program implemented by Manos Unidas for young adults with Autism and other intellecutal disabilities- in the region of Cusco.

They have 30 days to raise $15,000! The Children of Peru Foundation has offered to match up to $15,000 of the funds we raise.

Their 2014 matching campaign successfully launched the new program and we fully furnished the new building. Take a peak at our video from last year and our success.

This year they have 20 students in attendance and 9 staff members working to prepare students in the three established work modules: HOUSEKEEPING, RESTAURANTS and HORTICULTURE.

Their goals for 2015:

  • Implement our new vocational curriculum
  • Give students an opportunity to experiement with each module and find talents and abilities within our students for work preparation
  • Form agreements with local business for capacity building, awareness training and student integration
  • Form agreements with local restaurants for purchasing organic produce from our garden
  • Open Cafe Daria to the public every other friday to give students an opportunity to practice their skills (cooking, waiting, taking orders, handling money, etc)
  • Invite public entities to particpate in our objectives (regional government, local municipalities, ministery of education)
  • Carry out workshops for families for life skills preparation

Phawarispa budget for 2015: $52,000. Matching campaign + grant will fund more than half of this years budget. Student tuition will cover the remaining costs. Perks for YOUR donation:

$100: Receive a personalized video thank you

$250: Receive a handmade thank you card from a PH student

$500: A Garden space in your name

$1,000: Your name on a plaque on our honorary donor wall

$1,500: Sponsor a FULL 1 Year scholarship for a Phawarispa student and receive a full profile of the student and 3 updates per year (3 available)

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$110

MONEY RAISED
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    $50

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11% Raised of $1,000 Goal

Fundraise for this Campaign

The Team: $25,660 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Fundraiser Title

MANOS UNIDAS INTERNATIONAL INC

Amount Raised

$11,125

 

56% Raised of $20,000 Goal

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Andrea Duffield

Amount Raised

$5,600

 

160% Raised of $3,500 Goal

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Rossanna y Harold Aranibar y Ryan

Amount Raised

$4,155

 

139% Raised of $3,000 Goal

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Greg Schmidt

Amount Raised

$1,500

 

100% Raised of $1,500 Goal

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Lawson Baker

Amount Raised

$1,200

 

40% Raised of $3,000 Goal

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Dawn Magnusson

Amount Raised

$760

 

61% Raised of $1,250 Goal

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Natalie Culley

Amount Raised

$500

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Sarah Oberle

Amount Raised

$500

Donor Comments

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $50

2 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $10

Had a great experience while working with the children and learning from the amazing people that work at Manos Unidas as well as at Phawarispa! 2 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $50

Wonderful organization that improves the quality of life for children with intellectual and developmental disabilities! 2 years ago