Related GLA Programs: Peru: Service Through the Lens™
Grant Recipient: Chimpay
Chimpay is an organization that aims reduce the prevalence of domestic violence in the high Andean communities in the province of Urubamba, where indigenous communities are largely isolated from the rest of the world. domestic violence is so ingrained in cultural norms
Donations support materials for Chimpay’s school and community outreach programs, which aim to denormalize violence and break the cycle by providing education to elementary school students and through other community organizations. They will also go toward the construction of two women’s shelters, which they hope to construct by 2021.