Administrator of Casa Chapi
Lusmila was born in the village of Tuti, in the Colca Valley of Peru. She grew up speaking Quechua.
Lusmila worked alongside Padre Marcos for four years as the church secretary in Chivay. She then studied and graduated from the University Marcelino Champañat in Lima with a degree in primary education in 2001. She taught elementary school for the next 12 years, and joined the team at Casa Chapi in March 2016 as the administrator and assistant teacher. She says that her job at Casa Chapi has been a welcome challenge, and that she is very happy to share in the children’s daily experience of learning.