All posts by Marina

Amaru Cultural Center

Visit our GO FUND ME campaign and donate to support the Amaru Cultural Center: Support the Amaru Cultural Center Amaru is traditional highland community that is consciously preserving and practicing their ancestral heritage. The community is known for their incredible naturally dyed wool and intricate weavings.  Lucia Ccana from Amaru is also the weaving teacher at Kusi

#GivingTuesday Fundraising Campaign

The Sacred Fire Foundation (SFF) has selected Kusi Kawsay for their annual #givingtuesday fundraising campaign.  SFF  is a charitable organization, supporting initiatives that preserve and promote Ancient Wisdom traditions—and their perspectives—to insure their continuance for our children and future generations. We are so honored to be chosen by SFF for this great campaign that allows

Growing the Kusi Kawsay Library

Rene Franco Salas, one of the founding fathers of the Kusi Kawsay school, is facilitating the Library project. We have high ambitions for the school library to grow and provide a space for students to quench their reading thirst.           

A healthy mind lives in a healthy body

It is hard to believe that Kusi Ñan is three years old already. The land that once was a garbage site has now has been revitalized through hard work, knowledge and love to grow fresh, nutritious and organic vegetables.

Why we celebrate the solstice

The winter solstice welcomes the New Year in the Andean Culture. This special day marks the return of the sun, which is referred to as Inti Raymi. It is the shortest day of the year yet it brings along with it the promise of longer days ahead along with the approaching planting and harvest season.