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  1. Report of Global HumanitarianPeru Expedition Prepared by Miriam Schwartz

  2. Overview of Expedition • Director: Pablo Fuentes • Dates: Dec 25, 2002, to Jan 5, 2003 • Village: Paqarimuy, Peru • 6 days (5 nights) in village • Number of expedition volunteers: 26 • After service: Toured Cuzco and Machu Picchu Pablo Fuentes

  3. Geography of Paqarimuy • 150 miles southeast of Cuzco • 45 miles northwest of Puno and Lake Titicaca • Altitude: 13,500 feet above sea level • Nearby mountains • Tantani, 16,421 feet • Nevado Ausangate, 20,945 feet • Nearby river: Urubamba

  4. Village Life • Languages: Quechua and Spanish • Number of citizens: 85 • Diet: potatoes, mutton • Economy: agropasturalism • Major health problems: malnutrition, respiratory infections • Infant mortality rate: 18% (U.S. 0.7%) • Life expectancy at birth: 43 years (U.S. 76)

  5. Problems in Paqarimuy • Short growing season and high altitude limit agriculture • Fire destroyed village two years ago • Conflict between Paqarimuy and sister village or Taquile • Strained relations between villagers and leaders

  6. Positives in Paqarimuy • Healthy herds of sheep and alpaca • Ample pasturelands • Some fertile soil • Cooperation in performing chores • Cooperation in rebuilding village • Hard working villagers • Generally happy • Good sense of humor Alpaca graze near Paqarimuy

  7. Helped Build Homes Constructing an adobe hut

  8. Helped Build Greenhouse Adobe Greenhouse (Incomplete)

  9. Taught Hygiene Classes Volunteers teaching a hygiene class to village women, with Spanish and Quechua translators

  10. Expedition Volunteers Expedition volunteers