Marco Garro (Perú) bachelor in Communications at the University of Lima. He focuses on environmental and social issues in his native country Peru. Between 2016 and 2017, Garro completed a master’s degree program, Mal de Foco, in...
DISPLACED People and families from the San Martín region sleep at the level of the Colegio Mayor Secundario Presidente del Perú, on the Central Highway, while they wait for help to return to their regions.
COUSINS. Cousins Leydi and Magaly, from San Martin, get ready to sleep. They came to Lima to work in a factory, but the company that hired them stopped paying them. They have run out of money to pay the rent.
LAST STATION. Overview of the camp for displaced migrants in Huampaní.
Covid-19 - The long return home
The COVID-19 lockdown in Peru has left many people without an income, forcing tens of thousands of migrants in Lima to try to return to their families in the Andes and Amazon.This makeshift camp for migrants on the outskirts of Lima where many families are sleeping outside while waiting for COVID-19 tests and government buses to go home. Some migrants left the camp to walk home. "We just want to go home."