Manos Unidas International

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


Current News

Ayllu Pilot Launches in June

Ayllu Pilot Launches in June

Our Allyu Global Learning Pilot is set to launch in June! This program has been in the works for a long time, and has involved a team effort to get it up and running. Ayllu is a pilot virtual learning program that aims to work with teachers, disabled children and...

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An Update from Peru!

An Update from Peru!

The staff at the Camino Nuevo school in Cusco, Peru are hard at work ensuring this school year, which began in March, addresses the ongoing challenges of the pandemic. The Cusco area has been strongly impacted by the pandemic, making it impossible to return fully to...

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Hello from our New Communications Intern

Hello from our New Communications Intern

Hello, I am so excited to introduce myself and join the Manos Unidas International team. My name is Paulina Personius and I am currently completing a Master's in Latin American Studies in Mexico City. For the past few years I have lived, worked and studied in Mexico...

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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

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 2021 due to COVID-19

Interested in a volunteer trip for 2022? Contact us!

Programs for families, students and professionals designed for mutual impact


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