To build disability inclusive communities in Latin America through innovative education, technology and advocacy tools
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)