Manos Unidas International

Building disability inclusive communities in Latin America through innovative education, technology and advocacy tools


On October 14, 2020 Manos Unidas aired it’s first virtual auction -fundraiser on Youtube LIVE.  Did you miss it? Watch it now!

Hosted by MUI Board Chair Christine Edwards and legendary auctioneer Graham Crow, the event features dynamic artist performances, a fireside chat with Founder and ED, Celeste Marion,  and a few surprises.

Enjoy and DONATE!

Current News

MUP’s Virtual Education Update

MUP’s Virtual Education Update

Despite the health and emotional turmoil Peru is facing due to the COVID 19 pandemic, Manos Unidas Peru is outstandingly facing the challenges with confidence and precision. Although the school doors closed March 6, 2020 to 50 children with special education needs,...

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Manos Unidas Cafe Closure

Manos Unidas Cafe Closure

Due to the pandemic and collapse of the tourism industry in Cusco, Peru we are sorry to announce the temporary closure of Manos Unidas Cafe, a job training site for youth with special needs in the heart of Cusco city. Given that Peru continues it's state of health...

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Save the Date!

Manos Unidas' 6th Annual Virtual Benefit Auction October 14, 2020 6:00 pm-8:00 pm (PST) Where: where ever you are! with Graham Crow and the pros @ #seattlelives Enjoy entertainment streamed from around the globe, pisco cocktails in your living room, a Latin American...

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Peru Extends Coronavirus State Of Emergency

Peru Extends Coronavirus State Of Emergency

On August 28, Peru extended its national emergency until September 30 and prolonged a lockdown in some of the areas worst affected by the coronavirus. The South American country has one of the worst death rates in the world from Covid-19 with 86 fatalities per 100,000...

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Manos Unidas Peru

Our Partner Organization

Cusco, Peru

Manos Unidas Peru is a legally registered Peruvian non-profit organization founded in 2008 whose mission is to improve the quality of life of individuals with disabilities by successfully including them within families, regular education schools and vocational settings.

Camino Nuevo School

Founded in 2009, Camino Nuevo is the first private, non profit educational facility in Cusco for special education specializing in autism education and significant disabilities.

Inclusive Education Program

Preparing students to the best of their ability to be included within regular education classrooms and schools.

Phawarispa Program

A Youth Work Training Program; empowering students to integrate into society through work experience.

Manos Unidas Cafe + Trattoria

An inclusive work environment that provides young people with disabilities vocational training and first job experience to increase future employability.

Volunteer in Peru

All volunteer programs are suspended for 2020 due to COVID-19

Programs for families, students and professionals designed for mutual impact


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