Website: (blog) escuela-democratica.blogspot.com
Contact person: Valerio Narvaes Polo
Number of students: 16
Year founded: 2009
Age range of students: 5-7
The Escuela Democrática de Huamachuco is the first democratic School in Perú. It has been open since 2nd March 2009 with the first year of primary school. The aim is to grow by 15 new students each year for the coming years. The school has developed through a cooperation project with the Kapriole from Freiburg, Germany. The aim was to bring a better education to especially the rural areas in Peru with the form of democratic education. There is also a focus on environmental awareness and human rights. The first part of the school building was built in 2009 by the school founders using sustainable construction principles.