In late January of 2009, Perupedia was launched as a part of the Karikuy group under the direction of Julio Cesar Tello Figueroa. The perupedia project is free for anyone to join and is run by a team of dedicated Karikuy Volunteers at the karikuy headquaters.
The project now contains 3,200 and was inititally established with the aim of building the largest informational database on all things Peru, on the internet.
April 24th, 2009 - Perupedia is created, with a mission to become the Internets largest database on Peruvian Culture.
In the future the project will begin to expand towards covering more diverse topics, such as travel, weather, entertainment and up to date news information.