Japanese School of Puerto Maldonado, 1919



Schools were created and managed by the Japanese associations of Lima and provinces, and financed by the immigrants themselves. There were Japanese schools in Ica, Pisco, Jauja, Chiclayo, Chancay, Chincha, Cañete, Supe, Chimbote, Trujillo, Huacho, Huancayo, Arequipa and Puerto Maldonado. The image shows the Japanese School of Puerto Maldonado, in the Peruvian jungle, in 1919.
Japanese schools were also created in remote places, such as Punizas in Chanchamayo, also in the Peruvian jungle.