Category Archives: News

July News, 2007

Dear Friends of Q’ewar, Well, it is Winter now in the Peruvian Highlands, and night time weather is quite cold. There have been unusually low temperatures this year and life amongst those who have very little is not easy. With … Continue reading

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A Quick Update

Dear Friends of Q’ewar, It has been brought to my attention that the April newsletter was not as clearly written as I had hoped! Please note additionally that the European Foundation which is donating funds to Wawa Munakuy, is not … Continue reading

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April News

April, 2007 Dear Friends, At the end of March the Q’ewar on-line Store was revised and updated. Take a look! One note – the photographs are of purchase categories and the text reflects what is actually available to buy. It … Continue reading

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March NEWS!

Dear Friends of Q’ewar, It’s almost SPRING/AUTUMN! There is lots of news from February to tell you about. The Q’ewar Project happily welcomed visitors from the U.S.A. early in February. Longtime advocate for Q’ewar and salesperson extraordinaire, Ms. Margret paid … Continue reading

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A Visitor’s Essay Jan 2007

I was intrigued by a talk (at the South America Explorers Club in Cuzco, Peru) given by Carmen Weick about her work at the Q’ewar Social Project, and so I organized a visit to the project in Andahuaylillas. It is … Continue reading

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December, 2006 Greetings to all our Friends around the World!

The rains have arrived in the Andean highlands! And everyone is very pleased that the rainy season has started with some vigor. The last two years have brought scant rain, so the “normal” onset of rain this year is welcomed. … Continue reading

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Light-Filled News

End of December, 2006 During this special season at the end of the year, we at Q’ewar wanted to share with all our Friends a letter received from Ms. Kerry McCabe. Kerry is a 17 year veteran teacher working at … Continue reading

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Mid- October, It’s Spring!

CONTINUED FROM THE SEPTEMBER NEWS! After dinner, which may or may not be around a table, activities wind down and there may be time for conversation, card games or black and white TV if they have electricity and a set. … Continue reading

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A SEPTEMBER NEWSFLASH!!

The Q’ewar Project has received news that there is now a non-profit corporation in the USA, called FRIENDS OF QEWAR. This non-profit can now receive donations for the Project and the donors will receive a tax exemption from the US … Continue reading

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NEWS AT THE EQUINOX!

Spending some time in the workshops with the Q’ewar ladies, I had the opportunity to ask them about their daily life and how the week usually shaped up for them. It was generally agreed that wake-up time is 5 or … Continue reading

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