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Project report

Solar lamps for remote Andean villages, Peru Peru , RUN BY: World Expeditions | STATUS: COMPLETED

This project is 100% Funded



USD 2,704

Raised from 1,175 people

Project Outcomes

Solar lamps (Sun King Pro’s) were delivered to the following families in 2014:

  • Cullihuata (09 lamps) delivered to the following households: Santos Quispe Tacac, Leocadio Sinchi Quispe, Domingo Sinchi Laucata, Pablo Sinchi Quispe

  • Yanamayo (23 lamps) delivered to the following households: Renato Yupanqui Puma, Crisóstomo Yupanqui Puma, Timoteo Yupanqui Quispe, Julián Yupanqui, Hermelgildo Yupanqui Vargas, Washinton Yupanqui  Vargas, Eustaquio Sinche Rios, Bernardino Ccallisaya Usca, Mario Ccallisaya Usca, Víctor Sinche Cruz, Gregorio Sinche Mamani, Siriaco Sinche Huaman, Mario Sinche Cruz, Sixta Pareja Huanaco

  • Pariacaca (06 lamps): delivered to the following households: Asociacion de Arieros de llamas de Tanta (llama handlers association of Tanta) - president Tito Ramos

Additionally Isabel Quispe Huaman and Luis Usca Quispe will be delivering 12 more lamps next month to more families that live more than a day’s walk from Yanamayo.

Project Impact

The households to receive the solar lamps are very appreciative because now they can carry out more household activities during the night such as cooking and school homework.

What’s next? 

Additional lamps are needed over the next few months in Qesqa, Ancascocha and Tastayoq. 

Can I visit this project? 

World Expeditions operates treks that visit many of the villages that benefited from this project. Find out more at www.worldexpeditions.com.

How was it this funded?

Thanks to hundreds of tiny donations from these online businesses and their customers.

World Nomads USA
World Nomads Canada
***World Nomads UK
World Expeditions

World Expeditions is one of the world’s original adventure travel companies. They have earned an impeccable reputation through the unique experiences they provide in the field, through an environmental philosophy of minimal impact travel, and for the special quality of giving something back to the communities visited.  Footprints partners with World Expeditions' on selected community travel projects to provide funding for materials.