ABOUT US

Meet our family!

MiPequeñaAyuda – MySmallHelp Peru

Our mission is to support children and young adults with disabilities or low economic resources in the Cusco region by providing them access to basic education, health care and skills training as well as developing medium and long-term sustainable projects to improve their chances to having a brighter future.

8
Years Working with Love
100
Beneficiaries
200
Volunteers from all over the World
7588
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Our Team

Jessica Sánchez

Director

Born in Lima, currently living in Ollantaytambo, Cusco. She has a major in management, with a specialization in marketing and a diploma in community relations and resolution of social conflicts. She has work experience in marketing, commercial areas, public relations and business consulting.

She volunteered in MSH Peru from 2012 until November 2014, when she was promoted as Director, and currently, she is also the President of the Board. Her role is to be the main contact with Peruvian and international donors and key partners. Her key focus is the general management of the organization, strategic planning and to ensure the correct distribution of funds.

Alejandro Calvo

Volunteer Coordinator

Born in Ávila, Spain. He currently lives in Ollantaytambo, Cusco. He studied Special Education and is also a Sign Language Interpreter and an Expert in Alternative Communication Systems. He has been working with people with disabilities for more than 10 years, both in Spain and in Peru.

In 2018 he started working with MSH Peru, and he's currently in charge of organizing, training and leading the daily activities of the volunteers. In addition, his role is to manage the projects, maintain direct contact with the beneficiaries and propose opportunities for improvement in compliance with the organization's objectives.

Alicia Vargas

Marketing and Communications

Born in Lima, currently living in Ollantaytambo, Cusco. She has a bachelor degree in communications with a specialization in business communication and diplomas in business management, branding and advertising creativity. She has work experience in audiovisual projects and as an adviser in creativity and marketing.

She volunteered in MSH Peru in 2017, and this year she has been promoted as Communications Officer. Her role is to raise awareness of the organization’s work and manage the fundraising campaigns in social media, execute marketing tasks, as well as giving support in the daily activities with the beneficiaries.

Mayra Vargas

External Coordinator

Born in Lima, currently living in Yucay, Cusco, where she has been living for 7 years. Mayra has worked as MSH Peru Volunteer Coordinator for 4 years, until 2014.

Now, she is part of the external team of MSH Peru, working with the organization on certain projects or campaigns. As a Volunteer Coordinator, her role is to train the volunteers and coordinate their work on a daily basis, as well as the management of the projects she is assigned to.

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