|PH student Irene takes orders from guests in Cafe Daria|
Phawarispa, a Cynthia Caceres Baker Project, is the FIRST and ONLY vocational training center for young adults in the region of Cusco. Launched last April, Phawarispa is now attending to 20 students, preparing them for vocational placements within the community.
|Guests purchase organic products from our garden|
The center has its own Cafe to train students how to work in restaurants; a kitchen, a hotel room classrooms and a huge garden. All spaces are preparing students for future jobs.
Friday, April 10, Phawarispa held its first "Open House" for the community. Our students attended to customers in Cafe Daria, practiced hospitality skills with guests and sold vegetables from our organic garden.
Our students received more than 70 guests! Incredible!
Last year we ran a fundraising campaign to equip the new school and launch the program- THIS YEAR WE ARE RAISING FUNDS TO SHOW THE COMMUNITY OUR STUDENTS CAN WORK. If you donated in the past, its a great time to donate again- you can see your dollars at work and know they are changing lives. You can donate on the Crowdrise link to the right of this post.
Its exciting to see such a grand dream finally come to life!
Manos Unidas Peru/ Manos Unidas International