Peru

SPI Bids Farewell to Our Director of Latin America as He Becomes the Peruvian Minister of Culture

SPI Bids Farewell to Our Director of Latin America as He Becomes the Peruvian Minister of Culture

Congratulations to Sustainable Preservation Initiative’s Director of Latin America, Dr. Luis Jaime Castillo Butters, who has been named the Peruvian Minister of Culture! On July 8, 2019, Dr. Castillo Butters was sworn in by President Martin Vizcarra in the nation's capital city of Lima. 

Brining Basic Business Education to Marginalized Groups Around the World

Brining Basic Business Education to Marginalized Groups Around the World

We are setting up mini-business schools all over Peru and Tanzania for small scale artisans and entrepreneurs. The first two will be at Pachacamac, Peru and Bagamoyo, Tanzania, sites of existing successful SPI projects. And that is only the beginning!

Holidays Gifts from SPI Artisans, and More

Holidays Gifts from SPI Artisans, and More

The jewellery of our artisans at the site of Kaminaljuyu in Guatemala is now available online! The Rebirth Kaminaljuyu line was produced by and designed in conjunction with the 12 women cooperative there, drawing upon both their lives and the incredible archaeology and iconography of this urban site. Necklaces, bracelets and more. 

SPI Partners With National Geographic

SPI Partners With National Geographic

We’re thrilled to announce a new partnership with the National Geographic Society!  We will conducting several of our sustainable development and capacity building projects in Peru in association with the GlobalXplorer project.