Casa de la Columna

Casa de la Columna

Casa de la Columna

La Casa de la Columna is located in downtown Lima, this is an old house now considered a living museum. Today the house is a slum and is occupied by 60 families. “La Casa de la Columna” is part of the historical and cultural heritage that has been rescued by the Workshop School of Lima and PUCKLLAY parallel with the work of restorers that have been developing a pilot program for children and adolescents living in the house, who are about 50.

The pilot program involves the implementation of two workshops: box drum and juggling. The workshops are led by youth graduates of Puckllay Project – Lomas de Carabayllo. The pilot involved 20 to 30 children and adolescents living in “La Casa de las Columnas” and surrounding areas.

In addition to meeting the objectives mentioned in the proposal, the pilot searches:

La Casa de la Columna

  • Raising awareness among participants about their role as guardians of historical and cultural heritage.
  • Assessing and understanding what is the importance of historical heritage.
  • Encouraging the development of alternative and creative proposals for which economic benefit to support the maintenance of the house and neighbourhood activities for the benefit of the community and children.
  • Considering my position as a resident of a historic place.
  • Caring, respect and defend the area where I live.