To improve the quality of life of individuals with intellectual disabilities in Latin America by supporting organizations who focus on inclusion within families, regular education schools and vocational settings
Manos Unidas International
A legally registered United States (501(c)(3) non-profit corporation founded in 2014 by Manos Unidas Peru’s co-founder, Celeste Marion. Originally founded as a fundraising arm, MUI has grown into a 10 member board of directors primarily based in Seattle, WA, who support Manos Unidas Peru with Program Consultation, Fundraising and Governance of Funds.
Manos Unidas Peru
A legally registered Peruvian non-profit organization founded in 2008 focused on the inclusion of children and youth with disabilities in society.
Manos Unidas Peru’s acheivements:
- CEBEP “Camino Nuevo” the first and only non-profit special education school in Cusco (2009
- The Inclusion Project for children in traditional classrooms (est. 2011)
- “Phawarispa” vocational training program (est. 2014)
- Cafe Manos Unidas, a job training site for youth with special needs (2018)