Dr. Jim Anderson, long-time Quechua Benefit friend and volunteer, recently made a 25th Anniversary gift in honor of his mom. She modeled generosity throughout her life.
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The battle against Covid-19 in Peru is not over. You have already made a difference and can now help us reach highland communities with vaccinations.
Sister Antonia’s legacy lives on through your generous donations that make are making two Sister Antonia Community Kitchens possible.
Congratulations to Isaac, our first Casa Chapi student to graduate from high school! Thanks to your support, Isaac, his brother and sisters have made their father’s wish come true.
Join the 2019 Education with a Destination Peru Tour to experience the beauty of Peru! Meet the children of Casa Chapi and see three world-famous alpaca farms, including Don Julio’s Accoyo, the inspiration for Quechua Benefit’s founding. You can also choose to extend your trip and visit Machu Picchu. Plan now for a great trip in October.
Charitable giving is a joy when the donor knows their intent is fulfilled and their money is spent wisely. One of the most closely followed measures of a charities quality ranking is the percent of money the charity spends on overhead verses how much of the donors money goes directly to programs for the people they serve.
Most people have generous hearts but when it comes to charitable giving their mind can play tricks on them. Scientists have studied these mistakes and given them names: 1) The Martyrdom Effect and 2) The Unexpected Joy of Giving.
Giving can do so much good. The more time you take to decide on your charity of choice the more good you will do. The following list of do’s and don’ts will surely make your charitable dollars go farther.
Through the generosity of longtime supporters of Quechua Benefit, Don and Julie Skinner, the Snowmass Community Health Center in Chivay will expand its operations to provide year-round dental care and eye exams for Colca Valley children, as well as prenatal care and ultrasounds for expectant mothers.
We are happy to report that Ichupampa is rising from the rubble left by an earthquake in August 2016. Thanks to you, the Sister Antonia Memorial Kitchen in Ichupampa is nearing completion. The Quechua Benefit team was onsite last week, and the building will be up and running no later than March 15th.