Sacred Valley Project

  • I Implementer


The mission of the Sacred Valley Project is to provide boarding and supplementary education for young women from low-income families in remote areas of the Andes so that they can continue and complete their secondary education. 

SVP achieves its mission by operating 3 dormitories & education centers which provide the following services for over 50 indigenous girls:

a) A safe and nurturing space conducive to learning and growth

b) Academic tutoring

c) Language transition tutoring for Quechua-speaking students entering Spanish speaking schools

d) All schooling and indirect schooling fees such as school supplies, uniforms, books, and transportation

e) Extracurricular activities that reinforce self-confidence, self-esteem, empowerment, and promote local cultural values

f) Technical skills workshops to build each student’s capacity to reach economic independence upon graduation

Primary Functions

  • Program/Project Implementation

Secondary Functions

  • Other

Geographic Scope

  • National

Areas of work Back to Top

Education topics addressed


  • Secondary completion
  • Secondary Enrollment


  • Remote Learning

Other skills

  • Financial literacy
  • Life skills/sexuality education
  • Rights/empowerment education
  • Social and emotional learning


  • School-related gender-based violence


  • Literacy
  • Numeracy
  • Other academic performance-related

Cross-cutting topics addressed

  • Climate change
  • Community sensitization
  • COVID-19 Response
  • Digital literacy
  • Early/child marriage
  • Economic/livelihoods (including savings/financial inclusion, etc.)
  • Emergencies and protracted crises
  • Empowerment
  • Food/water security
  • Gender equality
  • Menstrual hygiene management
  • Mentorship
  • Nutrition
  • Other aspects of sexual and reproductive health
  • Sexual harassment & coercion
  • Social and gender norms and beliefs
  • Sports
  • Violence (at home, in relationships)
  • WASH (water, sanitation and hygiene)

Funders and partners Back to Top

Current girls’ education funders

Current girls' education partners

Locations and contact information Back to Top


Sacred Valley Project

Headquarters location(s)

  • Arequipa, Arequipa, Peru

Office location(s)

  • Peru
  • United States of America


Christie Cutler
Director of Development
Sacred Valley Project

Locations of current girls’ education work

Map showing countries (listed below) where the organization is involved with girls' education programs

  • Peru

Projects Back to Top

Not applicable or unknown