Woman from the Peruvian Amazon writing on a paper what she has learned about cervical cancer prevention at Minga's leadership training workshops. Text on image: Minga Peru has changed the lives of indigenous communities from the most remote areas of the Peruvian Amazon. 100% of your donation helps us empower women, youth, and children living in these communities by providing them much-needed access to vital information related to health, human rights, education, cultural identity, income generation, and conservation.
Woman from a rural community in the Peruvian Amazon holding a cup. A monkey is next to her on her right shoulder. Text on image: Minga Peru has changed the lives of indigenous communities from the most remote areas of the Peruvian Amazon.
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Minga is a non-profit organization promoting sustainable change for indigenous women and their communities throughout the peruvian amazon since 1998

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Minga strengthens leaders, organizations, and social networks representing the most marginalized communities of Latin America and the Caribbean to collaboratively build social justice with gender equity, environmental stewardship and cultural identity.
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We envision cohesive communities, thriving local and international networks, and government systems working collaboratively to advance human rights in ways that are inclusive, equitable, and protective of the environment.
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We are rescuing the ancestral spirit of the Minga. “MINGA” is a quechua word that means “when all community members work together in a project that benefits everyone”. This spirit is the heart of our institutional model.
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Minga connects, educates and empowers people through its integrated approach to social change

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Social radio

Radio for social change

Our intercultural radio program "Bienvenida Salud" (Welcome Health) has been on air for 22 years.

Leadership training

Leadership training

We invite our most active listeners to become community promoters by attending three years of progressive training.

Preserving the natural resources

Preserving the natural resources

Minga works in rural indigenous communities in the buffer zone of the Pacaya Samaria National Reserve.

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Communication with a Purpose

The success of our work in Peru over the past 20 years has made Minga a regional leader in communication for social change.



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Watch the video to learn how Minga is empowering women and children in the Peruvian Amazon.




"To all women: No man has power over you.  You don’t have to stick with a person who maltreats you.  Find your own value and strength, and give yourself permission to enjoy life with your children as you deserve."


– Marjorie Alfaro
Community Leader "Promotora" of Los Delfines Community,
San Juan Bautista district, Loreto



EMpower foundation

The Ashmore Fundation


Help Peru

Tinker Foundation

University of Texas at El Paso

New England Biolabs Foundation






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these 22 years

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Nuestra direcciónCalle José María de la Jara y Ureta 264
2do piso, Miraflores, Lima 18, Peru
Our phone+511 242 0223

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