Contributions - Ways To Donate

Below you will find the many ways that you can contribute to Ayni Projects and touch the lives of so many people in the Ancash Region of Peru. You may make a general donation and we will apply it to where it is most needed. If you would like to make a general donation, click on the "General Donation" category below. All donations are tax deductible. In the event that you would like to give a donation in someone's honor, please enter their name into the comments field and give the name and address of the person as well if you would like them to receive a "gift in your name" card. Specify if the card should arrive on a special date.

Ayni Projects is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. All donations are tax-deductible.

Ayni Projects was Founded in 1986 under the name Segue Institute and renamed and reborn in 2004 to focus on Humanitarian Projects in The Central Andes in Peru.


General Donation

Donate here for use in the “general fund”.

Escuela Intercultural Chaupin

2004 to the Present founded by Elba Bravo, Tito La Rosa and Funded 100% by Ayni Projects. For the first 7 years. This K thru 6 school is unique in that the children are taught in their native language, Runasimi and in a way that honors their cultural roots.
Total investment to date $148,000.

Mama Pacha Sanctuary

2005 to present. The Mama Pacha Sanctuary located in the Amazonian Region of Peru aims to conserve, preserve and protect a wide variety of indigenous Amazonian plants. It is a place to study and share information once central to the indigenous people of the Amazon.

Posta Medica de Hualcan

2005 to the present. Ayni Projects opened a small hospital in the village of Hualcan and maintained it for its first six years until the Peruvian government could take it over and maintain it. The Posta Medica serves three thousand people from 7 communities who would otherwise have to walk two hours to reach health care. Total investment $113,000.

Retamas y Pan: Un Hogar por Nuestra Abuelos

Day center for the elderly poor in Carhuaz July 2011 to the present. This complex serves the abandoned elderly and children or Carhuaz serving 2 meals a day, providing medical attention, and personal hygiene attention. It is sustained by a pharmacy and medical laboratory. It has also opened a Wawa Wasi, a daycare center for children from 6 months to 3 years to assist working single mothers.
Total Investment $130,000.

Beneficiencia Of Yungay

Kitchen for the elderly poor. Started in 2011. Remodeled the kitchen and dining areas. Total Investment $5500.


2006 to present. From grade school to University.
Total investment $25,000.

Health Emergency Assistance

2005 to present. For cases that regular socialized medicine does not cover.

Musica del Campo

2006. Film and CD project to document and preserve indigenous music of the Andes.

Escuela de Musica

2006. Classes taught to indigenous youth on flute making and ancestral music. Ayni Projects provided instruments and rental for the class location.

Padrino Madrina Project

Began in 2012. After school program and tuition for failing students and support for foster placement of abandoned children.

Los Abuelitos Author Project

2006 to the present. Financial assistance for the production and publication of a series of books documenting the ancestral wisdom of Ancient Peru. And support for the book, Growing Up Easier published in the United States.

Intercultural Exchange

Hosting tours of Tito la Rosa, concerts, music and courses For 6 years, we have hosted these tours to bring to the North to The Andean culture of the South.

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Ayni Projects
[i-nee] (n.)
A Quechua word meaning reprocity whose underlying premise is; so as I give, so shall I be provided for. A principle which when operant in any relationship, group, or system creates a field of intention that allows for the possibility of positive change, synchronicity and miracles.

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