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Amantani and Andina present Meet My World.

Amantani is an Anglo Peruvian NGO, which works to help children from marginalised Quechua families to access education, stimulating social development for Peru’s most disadvantaged communities. Together with our friends at Andina restaurant in London, we have created Meet My World; a participatory film campaign developed by indigenous children from the Andes of Peru.

Perception of life in developing countries is distorted by not-for-profit organisations that fail to mention the positive aspects of life in the communities they support. This approach reinforces racial stereotypes, and comes at a cost to developing communities that isn’t being accounted for. We want to address this historical imbalance, moving away from pity and assumptions of cultural superiority, towards reciprocal connections based on respect and common understanding. 

Our Meet My World project allows young people to define how they are portrayed. We simply help them to write and present their own films in which they can teach people all over the world the traditional skills and knowledge from their communities.

 
 
 

SCREENINGS

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FILMS (2016)

"HOW TO HAVE FUN WITHOUT TECHNOLOGY"

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Win an 11-day trip to Peru for two people, thanks to our friends at Chimu Adventures and Air Europa. All you have to do is enter above.

If you have watched our Meet My World films, and have been filled with a deep urge to get to Peru, this is your perfect opportunity! As part of this year's campaign, we are offering a once-in-a-lifetime trip that will allow you to see the best that Peru has to offer. As well as visiting Amantani's projects in Ccorca, you'll get to visit the majestic Machu Picchu, explore the ancient city of Cusco, and head out on the world's highest navigable lake, Titicaca.

This prize includes all flights, transfers, accomodation, guided excursions and entrance fees
Closing date: 31st October 2016

2014: THE YEAR OF FOOD

In 2014, twelve young people from Amantani's Boarding Houses wrote and presented short films all about traditional skills related to food. Their films have now been seen by more than 50,000 people all over the world. There is no doubt they will never forget the first time they heard that statistic!

PHOTOS: BEHIND THE SCENES

Thanks to Estrella Vivanco-Stevenson.

 
 

Our mission is to help the indigenous children of Peru keep their smiles. We help children from marginalised Quechua families to access education, stimulating social development for Peru’s most disadvantaged communities. Our intercultural philosophy promotes social inclusion, helping children gain skills to negotiate Peru’s modern society, whilst encouraging indigenous autonomy and cultural pride.

PARTNERS

 
Co-Presenter

Co-Presenter

Gold Sponsor

Gold Sponsor

 
 
Silver Sponsor

Silver Sponsor

Silver Sponsor

Silver Sponsor

Production

Production

Competition Sponsor

Competition Sponsor

 

E-mail

chris@amantani.org.uk

Telephone

T: (0044) 1865 201 477

Post

Amantani, Salters Boat Yard, 
Folly Bridge, Abingdon Road, 
Oxford, UK, OX1 4LB