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International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples: Peruvian Indigenous Women and their Communities 

August 9th is International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples! LUTW would like to honour the brave Indigenous women of Peru with whom we’ve had the privilege of working alongside. Peruvian Indigenous Women and their Communities Indigenous women are the root of their community; through their wisdom and knowledge, they have been able to preserve …

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Electrifying a Productive Plant in the Native Community of Soledad Located in the Peruvian Amazon

Solar Energy use in Production Facilities in the Amazon This past March, Light Up the World (LUTW)  teamed up with Terra Nuova to carry out a project in which a photovoltaic solar system would be designed and implemented for the production of flour made from plantains, located in the native community of Soledad, in the Amazon …

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LUTW training Locals of the Peruvian Amazon

LUTW’s approach to community development Community development empowers residence to come together and work towards effective change derived from long-term solutions. It’s building capacity and is an integral piece of sustainable development. LUTW’s initial steps in project planning is to identify key locals who will participate, learn and grow with us, in the field of …

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Photovoltaic Systems bring new opportunities to educational institutions in the native community of Cucuasa

LIFE IN CUCUASA On July 25 2021, our LUTW technical team arrived at the port of the native community of Cucuasa. This community is 8 hours from Santa María de Nieva, in the district of Río Santiago and like most communities in the district is only accessible by boat. Cucuasa is characterized by being a …

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The Reality of the Peruvian Amazon: Education, resources and culture

Peruvian Amazon: One of the largest sources of natural resources The Peruvian Amazon is the region with the largest geographical extension in the country, representing 62% of the national territory and 13% of the total of the continent. It is considered to be one of the largest sources of natural resources on the planet due …

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