Mario Vargos Llosa Primary School

Mario Vargos Llosa Primary School, Juan Velasco Alvarado, Peru

Juan Velasco Alvarado is a hamlet located in the district of Hermilio Valdizan in the province of Leoncio Prado which is in the Huánuco region in Eastern Central Peru.  This is a small community with approximately 90 families however the school aims to attract children from a number of neighbouring communities as well. 

The school boasts 5 classrooms, a kitchen with canteen, sanitation and fresh water and was officially opened by the Costa Foundation in July 2018.


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