Pachamama Raymi
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Our organization

Pachamama Raymi is a non-profit organization. Our central office is located in the city of Cusco in Peru. The organization was founded on the 24th of March in 2008, and is recognized by the Peruvian Agency for International Cooperation (APCI). Pachamama Raymi aims to break through the vicious circle of environmental degradation and rural poverty, achieving that rural communities and families improve their living conditions and manage their natural resources in a sustainable manner.

Philosophy based on 5 guiding principles

Breaking the vicious circle of environmental deterioration and rural poverty Breaking the vicious circle of environmental deterioration and rural poverty


Break the vicious circle of environmental deterioration and rural poverty, 

introducing the sustainable management of natural resources.

The rural population plays a leading role in its development The rural population plays a leading role in its development


La población rural protagoniza su desarrollo,

basada en su creatividad y capacidades vitales

Knowledge management Knowledge management


Knowledge management

with emphasis on the (re) valorization of those present in the people themselves and their overcrowding with peer exchange

Strengthen local actors Strengthen local actors


Strengthen local actors

and the capacity of district governments for greater dynamism in territorial development.

Promotion of alliances between the public and private sectors Promotion of alliances between the public and private sectors


Promotion of alliances between the public and private sectors,

seeking consensus, sharing planning and deciding on the resources to be used for development.

Pachamama Raymi as an association exists since 2008; but,

the history of Pachamama Raymi started in 1986

The History of Pachamama Raymi
Awards Awards

The Award for National Environmental Citizenship:  Honorable mention – Ministry of Environment of Peru (2010)

The Award for Integration and Solidarity – First place – RPP (2010)

Protagonist of Change – UPC (2012)

Dubai International Award for Best Practices: Recognized as one of the 100 best practices in the world to improve people´s living conditions – UN Habitat and Dubai Municipality (2014). 

Pachamama Raymi, Aprender de los Mejores’s quivalency Determination Certified 2018

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The members of Pachamama Raymi

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