Casa de Acogida Mantay

Houses and nurtures children and young mothers who have been physically abused.


The Asociación ‘Qallariy’ (meaning ‘to start’ in Quechua) runs the Casa de Acogida Mantay  (meaning ‘Mothers’ Sheltering Home’ in Quechua) in Cusco, Peru.

Since 2000, Mantay has been a home and family to young mothers aged 12 to 17 and their babies. Mantay provides a safe environment for these adolescent mothers to rebuild their lives, continue their education and acquire employable skills, while bonding with and nurturing their children.

Travel Period                       : January to December
Project location                  : Cusco, Peru
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