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OUR STORY

We´re Pablo, Lucie and father Hernan, a Peruvian-German family with two little kids and one big mission: to spread green thinking and innovative education in a city that desperately needs it.

Arequipa, Peru, is facing a huge garbage problem. There is no system for separating waste and residents are not used to recycling. Meanwhile, the public school system’s dated pedagogical methods are limiting the possibilities for creativity and interactive learning.

We want to help change this. We are constructing a building using recycled materials and ecological methods, demonstrating the many possibilities for recycling and environmentally-conscious living. When complete, we will use the space to provide alternative courses and cultural activities for children.

OUR GOALS

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Inside our eco-construction project

Inside our eco-construction project

Were building with bio-construction and recycling methods. Volunteer, stay, attend a workshop or contact us to learn more.

Our Peruvian-German family

Our Peruvian-German family

We´re Lucie, Pablo and our two little kids. We can't wait to meet you.

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Building an educative space

Building an educative space

When complete, we'll be using our new space to provide alternative education activities for children.

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The entrance to our eco-project.

The entrance to our eco-project.

TO SPREAD GREEN THINKING IN THE UPCOMING GENERATION

  • organizing events with a focus on recycling, urban gardening, and renewable energies.

  • running workshops that teach how to apply this knowledge in daily life.

TO EMBODY A SUSTAINABLE, AUTOSUFFICIENT AND CONSCIOUS WAY OF LIVING DAILY LIFE

  • relying on permaculture, bioconstruction, organic agriculture, beekeeping, handcraft and recycling.

  • leaning on renewable energies such as solar panels/cookers, wind and mechanical energies.

  • encouraging bicycle use in daily life.

TO CREATE A CULTURAL-EDUCATIVE CENTRE FOR LOCAL CHILDREN THAT PROMOTES CREATIVITY AND ALTERNATIVE LEARNING

  • artistic workshops (dance, music, drawing, and handcraft).

  • language classes based on integrated and experimental pedagogical approaches.

  • a community centre to enforce social bonds and mutual support between families.

  • alternative cine-projections.

SUPPORT OUR PROJECT

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“It is an open and loving home where there is room for everyone.”

- Amalie, AirBnB

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“It is great to see such a sustainable lifestyle being upheld.”

-Linda, AirBnb

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“The food was amazing and I would definitely recommend others to stay here."

- Helene, AirBnB

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