Manos Unidas International

Building inclusive societies for Children
with Special Needs in Latin America

Manos Unidas International

is a US federally recognized 501c3 corporation that is organized to provide for humanitarian, educational, and social needs of children with intellectual disabilities and their families. The primary objective is to assist and supplement local organizations within Latin America who share the same mission through financial assistance, skills training and personal empowerment. 

Manos Unidas Peru

Our Partner Organization

Cusco, Peru

Manos Unidas Peru is 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.

Recent Posts

Read about what’s new and exciting in the US and Peru!

Save the Date! 5th Annual Gala is NOVEMBER 2

Manos Unidas International's 5th annual Fiesta for the Children will be held on NOVEMBER 2, 2019. The event will be hosted at the 101, Seattle's most sophisticated new event venue in south Pioneer Square. And for the third year in a row, hosted by the incredible Matt...

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Susie Naficy: Group Family Travel

Mom, I really can't believe you packed up three kids and took us to live in Peru for almost a month!" my now 12 year old son reminisced as we looked at photos of our trip to Cusco.  Our family is now embarking on our 3rd volunteer trip to South America - a now annual...

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Autism Education Program Update

Thank YOU, to each and everyone of our generous donors who helped us raise $16,500 during our Spring Campaign. 100% of the money will go towards improving the lives of children with autism in Peru. Your donation has ALREADY allowed Manos Unida Peru to: SEND six MUP...

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Volunteer in Peru

Programs for families, students and professionals designed for mutual impact


Our promise is to provide quality, affordable education to all families, regardless of their ability to pay.

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