During the process of his physical, mental and emotionnal growth, Yuri felt the lack of spirituality in his surrounding world and above all in the human being. Little by Little, he has acknowledged his “Nokan kani”, his “I am”, accepting the responsibility of his mission : “ Actively and lovingly taking part in the big transformation.”
At 17 years old, after he finished school, Papa Yuri decided to fulfill his big dream.
Years went by and today Aldea Yanapay isn’t only a family, but also a methodology of sustainable, humble and loving life.
Aldea Yanapay, it’s two words, one in Spanish and the other one in Quechua.“Aldea” means community, village and “Yanapay” means aid in Quechua. So, it’s an aid community!
Aldea Yanapay Works with an education methodology based on love, freedom, self-awareness, consciousness, ethics and sustainability.
Aldea Yanapay currently runs two projects: one in the city of Cusco and the other one in the community of Lamay, in the Sacred Valley, an hour away from Cusco.
We work with children, teenagers, adults and families and we want to remind them that all the medicine, healing, motivation and development are within ourselves. We are wonderful and magic human beings, living on the Earth and the time has come to remember it and live it fully.
Our community receive volunteers from all over the world, who help and learn in different areas such as