2 results for month: 02/2022

Ambassador of the United States to Peru Lisa Kenna visits Viña Vieja

February 10, 2022- the U.S. Ambassador Lisa Kenna visited Viña Vieja as a part of the Public Affairs Service (PAS) review of the ongoing "Mujeres Hacia el Empoderamentom Equidad para Todos" program. The Ambassador learned about the accomplishment the adult and youth groups and visited the newly constructed community center. She also visited the restaurant "El Mirador", the mini market "El Mercadito" and the pig pen "Los Chanchitos Curiosos'. In addition the community celebrated Black History Month with a tribute to AfroPeruvian culture.

Transcending Chapters: Digital Exchange

Sunday, February 6 the youth from Viña Vieja participated in the first session of the digital exchange. Due to school closure in San Antonio because of a winter storm, the Texas participants were not present for the first session. The them was Mes de la Historia de la Cultura Africana y de los Afrodescendients/Black History Month. The students made posters and held a march inspired by their visit to the former slave plantation “CASA HACIENDA SAN JOSÉ”, now a museum.