The Chijnaya Foundation

Assisting Communities in the Southern Highlands of Peru

The Chijnaya Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that empowers indigenous Andean communities to improve their standards of living and quality of life.

We are dedicated to ending extreme poverty in underserved Andean communities

The Chijnaya Foundation works in partnership with rural communities in Southern Peru to design and implement self-sustaining projects in health, education, and economic development. We work with communities long term to develop a comprehensive development strategy and on-going collaboration to meet their goals.

Economic Development

Economic Development

Rural community economic development is at the heart of the Chijnaya Foundation mission, specifically agricultural microlending.

Health and the Environment

Health & the Environment

The fortunes of families and communities are closely tied to basic health care access, clean water, and native plant and aquatic ecosystems.

Education

Education

We respond to the overwhelming demand of rural families for access to higher education by establishing a university scholarship program.

Your donations made a huge difference in 2019 and helped communities implement the projects they proposed as a part of their development strategy.

Find out how communities improved their access to water and sanitation, used their rotating loan funds to improve their income generating activities, pursued higher education, and more!

Your donations made a huge difference in 2019 and helped communities implement the projects they proposed as a part of their development strategy.

Find out how communities improved their access to water and sanitation, used their rotating loan funds to improve their income generating activities, pursued higher education, and more!

Your donations made a huge difference in 2019 and helped communities implement the projects they proposed as a part of their development strategy.

Find out how communities improved their access to water and sanitation, used their rotating loan funds to improve their income generating activities, pursued higher education, and more!

Join us in making a difference in 2020!

 

Community members work with our on-the-ground staff to design projects tailored to their specific needs and goals. Find out what communities would like to accomplish in 2020 and how you can support these projects.

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