2003 Winner
Winners:
Puno, Peru - All Ways Travel SRLtda
2003
Publication:
The Participation and Local Management Program in Peru
Sponsored By:
The Participation and Local Management Program in Peru
Jurisdiction:
Peru

In the community of Anapia, the population is cooperating to offer tourists a unique experience in cultural exchange. Each visitor has the opportunity to spend a couple of days in a family home and is welcome to participate in the daily family activities. The experience includes some sightseeing and a meeting with the community. The pratice stimulates cultural exchanges between the local population and visitors and is reinforcing the local population dignity and its attachment to its culture and environment.

The experience has also brought social benefits, such as the improvement of the educational environment, the construction of a library and of playgrounds. Finally, the organizational basis of the community has been strengthened and important achievements have been attained for the island, such as potable water in each house.

Contact Information:

Eliana Pauca
elianapauca@yahoo.com
Phone: (51)(51)35-5552
Peru

Victor Pauca Gerente
Allways Travel
vpauca@yahoo.com
Phone: (51)(51) 35-5552//(51)(51) 36-7246