Trinity Church United Methodist in Kendallville, Indiana, decided to explore a mission trip. They asked Mike Safley, “What can we do for Quechua Benefit?” He had an idea. They could help students broaden their horizons. It sounded like a dream mission to them.
The Latest On: Education
Marjorie’s corrective eye surgery was a success! Now she needs a second surgery to save her hearing.
Quechua Benefit supporters provide life-changing surgeries for Casa Chapi students.
Art doesn’t just help students develop their creativity and imagination, it also promotes academic success.
When children learn to read and write, they can access opportunities that otherwise would have been unattainable. At Quechua Benefit, we have focused many of our programs on promoting children’s literacy in the highlands of Peru.
These limited-edition Kuna shawls were special ordered because of Maria’s talent and inspiration. “I like Casa Chapi a lot because I am studying and learning many new things, like painting. I want to learn to paint better with new techniques.”
Casa Chapi Children’s Village was conceived, created and constructed with one thought in mind: children should be given the opportunity to dream, grow and prosper in a safe, loving environment. In the poverty-stricken communities of the Peruvian highlands, this ideal is often not attainable.
Kathy McConnell, from Canada, was on the annual Quechua Benefit Peru Tour this November. We were in Arequipa about to begin our adventure! We started with a visit to Quechua Benefit’s Casa Chapi school in Arequipa where our secondary students who have graduated from Casa Chapi in Chivay live.
The QB team is working hard to make this the best Christmas for the Casa Chapi kids. Help the children get everything on their wish list!
Over the past six months, we’ve instituted an intensive reading program to bring Casa Chapi’s kids up to speed so they can study at the same pace as other kids their age.