City of Lima (Carabayllo District)

Region: 
Latin America and the Caribbean
Member since: 
January 2017

Carabayllo is one of the 43 districts of the province Lima in Peru. It is located in the Cono Norte area of the province and was founded by General José de San Martín in August 1821 at which time it was the only district to occupy the area north of the Rímac River up to the province Canta.

Mission

The District Municipality of Carabayllo is a local government agency that strives to achieve the following through participatory and coordinated planning that prioritizes investment in services, infrastructure and human development:

  • Achieve the sustainable development of the city's population
  • Promoting their Tourist and Cultural Identity and Heritage
  • Achieve greater productivity and quality of its services
  • Contribute to reducing poverty and unemployment rates
  • Protect the environment and health
  • Provide quality infrastructure and equipment 
  • Transparent use of municipal resources

Vision

 The District Municipality of Carabayllo has a vision to be a local government, democratic, a leader, planner, representative and promoter of local development with full capacity in order to fulfill its goals. This will allow Carabayllo, the cultural tourist center of Lima, to strive for:

  • A clean, renewed, safe and healthy environment
  • Equity, standing out for its values
  • Economic development in a competitive market
  • A youth that has an important leading role