Mosqoy

Field Partner

Mosqoy empowers young people from rural and indigenous communities in Peru to serve as agents of change. In these communities only about 5% of students continue past secondary school. Mosqoy provides post secondary scholarships and support to students with a commitment to education.

Location:
Peru
Partner Type:
Population served:
Low income students from rural Quechua communities who have leadership potential, good grades, a strong desire to attend post-secondary school.
Student selection criteria:
Need and Merit
Services provided:
Scholarship to a technical institute or university, supportive dormitory-style living and workshops on financial literacy, communication, reproductive health and nutrition.
TSF student promotion rate:
TBD

Mosqoy is raising money for 12 students' school expenses. 5 have have been fully funded so far.

  • Silvia

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    Silvia

    Peru

    "Silvia comes from a small community on the Inca Trail leading to Machu Picchu. Her community is in a beautiful natural area, but unfortunately suffers from challenges like alcoholism, domestic violence and poverty. There is also no option to access secondary education in near her home, so in order to attend secondary school she was chosen to participate in the Sacred Valley Project in the town of Ollantaytambo. Sacred Valley Project provides housing and leadership programming to girls like Silvia. Silvia dreams of one day owning her own restaurant and opening a shelter for abandoned children from in and around her community. To accomplish these dreams she applied and was accepted to Mosqoy. She just began her studies in Hotel and Business Administration and continues to build her leadership skills. We are excited to see Silvia develop into a leader for positive change in her community. “Si te caes, levántate y seguir viendo tu futuro.” “If you fall down, get up and continue to look towards the future.”

    School Year 2020

  • Agustin

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    Agustin

    Peru

    From the community of Cancha Cancha. Went to a high school in Huaran. His first language is Quechua, second language is Spanish. His father is a farmer, cultivating potatoes and sometimes working as a porter for the Inca Trail. His mother is a weaver, and

    School Year 2020

  • Fabiana

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    Fabiana

    Peru

    From the community of Patacancha, graduated in 2017 from the agricultural high-school in her community, "Tecnico Agropecuario Cesar Tupac Yupanqui." Father works as a farmer, cultivating potatoes, mother is a weaver. All of her older sisters still live in

    School Year 2020

  • Joel

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    Joel

    Peru

    From the community of Paucartpata in the region of Lares. Speaks Quechua and Spanish. His father is a farmer and his mother is a weaver. He says that his community is very remote, and receives no support from the government. Primarily, they are lacking in

    School Year 2020

  • Elim

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    Elim

    Peru

    From the community of Llanchu, went to the high school "Sagrado Corazn de Jess". Spanish is her first language. Doesn't live with her father, her mother is a single mother. Her mome cooks, sjucks corn, weaves, to make ends meet. Elim wants to support he

    School Year 2020

  • Eulalia

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    Eulalia

    Peru

    From the community of Amaru, in the Sacred Valley of Peru. Speaks Quechua and Spanish. Parents work in the farm, and take care of their animals. Wants to become a tour guide, and take people to her community, show them the importance of their textile trad

    School Year 2020

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