Strengthening capacities with the use of TIC, for the development of Rural Community Tourism


Finalist initiative on public vote, in 2017

Candidate organisation: Solidarity Tourisme Association – ASTURS PERU


ASTURS is a non-profit association that promote sustainable development in Puno region, through constant courses. ASTURS provides technical assistance, turning funds for micro-credits, Solidarity tourism, natural resources conservation, in particular for the communities of Titicaca Lake
The courses are mainly leaded about telecommunications, in order to improve the profitability of rural community tourism.

Moreover, ASTURS coordinates his actions with GABONEL organization, to carry out social activities for children such as school tools and personal hygiene. ASTURS also has an agreement with Capachica and Amantaní Municipalities, for roads and rural path maintenance, landing stages.

From now, ASTURS has improved life conditions of more than 110 entrepreneurs who use TIC tools permanently. 15 associations have access to tools like e-mail, Skype, Facebook, that help them to promote and manage touristic services.

If you want to help us, vote for us! Go on the Facebook link of Telefónica del PerúFacebook link of Telefónica del Perú via your Facebook account, and click on ASTURS picture. Then, click on “like” under the picture.
It will help us a lot to carry on with our projects for Rural Community Tourism.


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