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. 

A Salute to Women Entrepreneurs and Artisans!

A Salute to Women Entrepreneurs and Artisans!

More than 90% of the entrepreneurs and artisans with whom we collaborate are women. We are knocked out by these women and their remarkable achievements every single day. We are proud to help them build futures and save pasts, and we salute their remarkable accomplishments.

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!

Bicycle Tours, New Countries, and Yes Jeopardy

Bicycle Tours, New Countries, and Yes Jeopardy

We inaugurated an exciting new project at the site of Pachacamac, Peru last monthTwelve women and men, ages 18-22, will be giving bicycle tours of the almost 5 square mile monumental site.  We developed an intensive business and bicycling training program, including site knowledge, customer service, bike maintenance, first aid, and management. 

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.