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Quechua Benefit supporters provide life-changing surgeries for Casa Chapi students.
My Conversation with Juan Pablo By Chad Colton Juan Pablo’s mother sat on the dirt floor of the courtyard of a half-built house in Arequipa Peru, carefully weaving a vibrant red and blue blanket. The colors of the blanket stood in contrast to the dusty concrete, corrugated metal, and piles of rubble that surrounded her. I had probably been in hundreds of houses just like it during the late 1990s, when I lived and worked in some of the poorest […]
Sister Antonia Kayser lived her life to serve God and the people of Peru. Before her passing in 2010 she had attended to the spiritual and physical needs of the Quechua people for 39 years.
All you need to know about traveling on your first mission to Peru.
Sister Antonia Kayser is a plucky 81 year-old Catholic nun with a secret. Born and raised in the borough of Brooklyn, New York she is a member of the Maryknoll Order. Sister Antonia has been feeding 800 dirt-poor people a day since 1973 from the courtyard of the church in Yanque, a small town in the Colca Valley of Peru.
Titles are extraordinarily important – always error on the side of being overly polite by referring to everyone by their appropriate professional of social title (e.g. physicians – “Dr.” or Dra.”).