Student profile: Meet Jose*

I met Jose* when he was 6 months old and have not seen him in 10 years --until this week. A young boy with cerebral palsy, Jose was one of Manos Unidas first students. Manos Unidas offers full scholarships to children living in extreme poverty. We met his mother in...

Volunteer Experience in Cusco

Katie Muzzy is from New Hope, PA. A recent gradute in special education, Katie was looking for a volunteer experience where she could combine her two passions: international travel and children with disabilities. She found Manos Unidas volunteer program and decided it...

Vocational Training Program Merges with Inca Educa School

This year, Manos Unidas vocational training program, Phawarispa, sought out an inclusive partnership with a local vocational training school for our youth. INCA EDUCA and Manos Unidas have launched the first cohort of vocational training for youth with disabilities in...

Abby receives a special chair thanks to US donor

Abby is a Manos Unidas student, a smart little 6 year old gal who is in her second year at Manos Unidas. She has limited mobility and has been trasferred around in a stroller for the last several years. When at MU she sits in a stationary wood chair at her desk . But...

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MU Youth Working in Hip Tourist Cafe in Cusco

March of 2016 the first local business in Cusco receive two of our youth for job practicum placements. Now, almost two years later, we work with three local business. Six of our students are currently practicing job skills in the community! The latest business to...

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To provide quality, affordable education to ALL families regardless of their ability to pay

Manos Unidas International is 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization based in the state of Washington. All donations made to Manos Unidas are tax-deductible. EIN: 46-4760746


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