History


History of Qosqo Maki

1987

1987

Creation of an informal and auto financed formation workshop to produce puzzles and other educational material. A group of young people is enabled to generate an income in order to survive.

1990

1990

Creation of the “Asociación Qosqo Maki” in order to formalize the programs already being in place.

1991

1991

Contract with the municipality of Cusco (Dr. Daniel Estrada Pérez, then mayor of the city) to create a Municipal Dorm for Children/Qosqo Maki Dorm: a place of nocturnal accommodation for minors who have nowhere to spend the night.

1993

1993

Acquisition of the institutional location at Calle Fierro 525.

1994

1994

A new service and program is created: the library / game library area.

1996

1996

Census of population of the child workers in the streets of Cusco.

1996

1996

Formalization of the carpentry workshop as an enterprise « Talleres Qosqo Maki S.R.Ltda ».

2003

2003

Making of the documentary “Qosqo Maki Un dormitorio para los NATs de las calles de Cusco” (« Qosqo Maki: a dorm for the child workers in the streets of Cusco ») by Renée Le Saint and Jean Louis Descroix.

2006

2006

Creation of the bakery-pastry workshop: the second training workshop of Qosqo Maki.

2011

2011

First organized meeting of participants and ex-participants of the Qosqo Maki Dorm.

2012

2012

Making of the film “Los Hijos del Sol” (« Children of the Sun »), by Alessandro Ferroni.

2013

2013

Making of the video « La Chocita, un espacio de libertad » (“La Chocita, a place of freedom”) by Coco Roldan del Solar and Maryse Boyer.

2013

2013

Making of the film “Calle Fierro: Una utopía necesaria” (« Calle Fierro: a necessary utopia ») by Renée Le Saint and Jean Louis Descroix.

2013

2013

Making of the video « La Chocita, un espacio de libertad » (“La Chocita, a place of freedom”) by Coco Roldan del Solar and Maryse Boyer.

2014

2014

Making of the film “Je travaille, moi, Monsieur / Somos de la calle” (« I work, Sir / We come from the streets ») by Caroline Pothier and Grégory Salomonovitch.

2014

2014

Publication of the study: “Estudio de impacto del Dormitorio Infantil Municipal La Chocita: un proyecto educativo de creación y responsabilidad compartida entre NATs, educadores y Municipalidad” (“Study of the impact of the Municipal Dorm for Children La Chocita : an educational Project of creation and shared responsibility between children and adult workers, educators and the municipality »).

2014

2014

Creation of the program « Tourism of solidarity ».

2016

2016

Installation of a solar energy system at the institutional location through photovoltaic panels.

2016

2016

Update of the census of population of the child workers in the streets of Cusco.