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Peru will make you feel strong

Chloe Green, a high school student at Cascades Academy in Bend, Oregon, visited Casa Chapi in July 2016. This is her moving account of her experience of how Peru tested her limits, challenged her idea of “roughing it,” and made her feel strong.  92 total views

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Quechua Benefit: First Responders to Disaster

Thanks to your generosity after the devastating cold snap in Southern Peru, we delivered 2,317 polar fleece jacket and pant sets for children, 1,535 warm blankets, and 5,000 doses of Vitamin C. Additionally, we surpassed our fundraising goal for the Ichupampa Community Kitchen!  86 total views

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Join us on the upcoming Peru Tour!

Join us for an opportunity for 30 lucky adventure-minded travelers to extend further into the landscape and the natural habitat of alpacas and the people who have nurtured these incredible creatures for countless years. We only have 4 open seats, so don’t delay!  108 total views

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Faces of Casa Chapi

I’m thrilled to post the first post in our new blog series, Faces of Peru. Each week, I’ll be posting a set of five portraits around a central theme. I hope you enjoy these photos of radiant Casa Chapi students!  80 total views

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No progress in rebuilding in the villages of Caylloma

“A month after the tragedy, almost 90% of victims are still living precariously in tents, exposed to the cold and prone to illness, and the Central Government has not planned effective action for rehabilitation, and, above all, has not guaranteed the necessary resources,” stressed Arequipa Congressman Apaza Ordonez.  86 total views

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Why do I volunteer?

We asked some of our medical volunteers and translators why they choose to volunteer with Quechua Benefit. Here’s what they had to say.  76 total views

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Quechua Benefit Story

We are thrilled to release our newest video, “Searching for Siomera.” This short film tells the story of how one little girl became the inspiration for the Quechua Benefit Healthy Communities campaign. Watch to find out how this initiative promises to positively impact the lives of thousands of children in the Colca Valley and beyond.  92 total views

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