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A Shining Star of Hope

Meet Jose Carlos. He is in the 6th grade. I am captured by his bright eyes and mischievous smile as he peers through the glass doors of Casa Chapi’s new bibliotheca. As I motion him into the room, he greets me with “Good afternoon, how are you?” – in English. My surprise pleases him immensely.

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A Chance to Be a Child

We are proud to officially release our new video, “Casa Chapi – A Chance to Be a Child.” This short film documents a child’s journey from living in the remote highlands of Peru to becoming a student at Casa Chapi Children’s Village.

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Conversation with Juan Pablo

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 […]

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