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ABOUT US

Our mission

Empower young Peruvian men and women to promote their participation in leadership activities that contribute to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), especially SDG 4 - quality education - with the purpose of training agents of change and contributing to quality education in the community.

Our vision

Create a community of young Peruvian leaders who, through the exchange of knowledge and experiences, contribute with their actions to the achievement of the SDGs, with special consideration of goal 4.4 of SDG 4, in their communities and surroundings.

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Our five guiding principles

Leadership

Harmony

share knowledge

Commitment and inclusion

Innovation

Our core values represent what is most important to us as an organization, and in the way we work with each other, with our customers and with our partners. They guide the decisions we make and the actions we take to carry out our mission.

History of UPY

UPY was formed on August 6, 2019, with the aim of being a youth organization that promotes the SDGs. In 2020, UPY turned one year old and managed to effectively consolidate itself as an organization, thanks to hard and sustained progress in the application of the organizational strategy.

Since then, more and more young people from various departments of the country such as Lima, Trujillo, Arequipa, Cusco, etc., have been supporting us with great leadership in our mission. With this growth our programs are established: UPY Learns, UPY Shares and UPY Impacts.

Each of our programs carries out different projects such as: Upy connect, upy courses, the debate club, Sharing knowledge online, Upy Mentorship, upy events, and the Project Hub.

That small group of young people with whom this story began has only gotten bigger with each passing year, reaching more young people from all corners of the country developing their leadership and that of their peers by learning, sharing and making an impact.
 

UPY in time

2020

August

UPY is one year old

September

First call for members.
Project Hub First Class 1

December

Christmas campaign #YoShareYoImpact

November

First conference: GCMx PERU

October

Virtual mental health campaign

November

Conversation: International day for the elimination of violence against women

December

Campaign "I share, I impact"

2021

January

Second call for members
Project Hub Second class
First UPY course

March

First PH seed fund contest
Alliance with Tarpuy Warmi
Alliance with WYA Latin American

December

Campaign "I share, I impact"

April

First edition of Upy World
UPY Event: Getting to know the SDGs
Alliance with solidary America
Start project of the Ph "For mate"