The Q'ewar Project
The Q'ewar Project is a social work initiative in the small village of Andahuaylillas, in the rural highlands of Peru's Andes Mountains. It was founded in 2002 and aims to equip indigenous women with skills necessary for economic independence, to provide a humane and respectful working environment, and to foster self-esteem.
Q'ewar is a Quechua word. The social work arises out of a process of maturation between the Peruvian founders of the Project, Julio Herrera and Lucy Terrazas and the peasant rural community outside Cuzco, called Andahuaylillas. Lucy and Julio decided to settle in Andahuaylillas in October 2000. Because the ...
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