Make an Impact Today

Did you know The Light and Leadership Initiative is almost entirely privately funded by individuals? We rely on donors just like you to contribute to our work monthly, quarterly, annually, or, any way that feels comfortable for you. Please, consider donating today. Your gift will help us continue the positive impact we’ve made in the lives of women and children of Huaycan since 2009.

The Light and Leadership Initiative (LLI) is a 501(c)(3) U.S. registered non-profit organization. All donations are tax-exempt. LLI is also registered to receive donations in Peru as an ENIEX, registered with the Agencia Peruana de Cooperación Internacional, Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores.

Make a One-Time Gift

Every donation is much appreciated! Whether you’re new to LLI’s work or came across LLI’s website through a friend, we couldn’t thank you enough for making a gift today and supporting our educational programs in Huaycan. 

Here’s the impact you’re making in our participant’s lives with your contribution of

Can cover the cost of our printed educational materials for one module of our Women’s Program

Can help us get supplies for our in-person Kids Program Art class for a whole cycle (that’s 12 weeks!)

Fund one spot for one woman in our educational Women’s Program

Fund our science program at the KP for two cycles

Join Our Alpaca Club

What is LLI’s Alpaca Club?

The Alpaca Club is a group of exceptional individuals and/or organizations who pledge to make monthly or yearly contributions to support LLI’s work in the Huaycan community, Lima, Peru.

What does it mean to join our Alpaca Club?

It means you commit to supporting LLI’s work in a more sustainable way. When you subscribe to make recurring contributions in a monthly or annual manner, you work side-by-side with us to make a long-lasting impact in our participants’ lives.

As an Alpaca Club member, you gain access to exclusive and extended information about our programs, news, exclusive content, fantastic Huaywasi discounts, special annual events and raffles, and much more. Plus, you will be having an active key role in providing equal access to education in Huaycán.

Take a look at all the great things you can make happen with your contribution:


$20/month helps us cover the cost of a whole Yoga cycle for the Kids Program


$50/month helps us cover around 10 educational sessions for 15 participants of our Women’s Program


$100/month allows us to fund one science class a week for our KP for a year


$500/year funds five spots for five women in our educational Women’s Program


$1,500/year helps us fund our entire Reading Program for children for a year


$5,000/year covers almost 10% of our annual Education Program costs, which guarantees academic support to over 400 participants a year in Huaycán