The Latest On: Healthy Communities

Searching for Siomera

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.

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A peek behind the curtain: Quechua benefit’s team in action, part four

Today, the reconstruction effort is in full swing, the money has been raised, the contracts with the municipality are signed, the site is being cleared, and Dale is in Peru again to begin construction. Quechua Benefit’s wish is that the new construction, the town’s first since the earthquake, will provide people with the understanding that they are not alone. That someone sees their struggle and wants to do something about it.

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A peek behind the curtain: Quechua Benefit’s team in action, part one

Nonprofits often report on their activities by quantifying the results in mathematical terms, but these numbers do not begin to describe the work that hundreds of loving volunteers and generous donors do to create the math. The most recent trip to Peru by a Quechua Benefit team is a case in point – the story of people moving small mountains to make an immediate difference in people’s lives.

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Dr. Mosquera’s analysis of our Healthy Communities initiative

We recently returned from Casa Chapi and our inaugural “Healthy Communities” campaign. The QB team was honored to be in the company of Dr. Jose Mosquera, an esteemed expert on parasite prevention and anemia treatment, who serves as the Executive Consultant on Public Health at PASS. Read his full analysis of our Healthy Communities Initiative here.

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Mission FAQ

We are often asked questions such as “How long have you been doing missions in Peru?” or “Do you have to be religious to participate?” or “Is there a mission fee?”. This FAQ articles will answer most of those questions and more.

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AOBA donation project to Corani in support of Peru alpaca breeders

Multi Team Mission to Peru: November 2013

The team arrived in Peru 3 weeks before the Thanksgiving Holiday and left in time to rejoin their families for the traditional rituals of giving thanks and counting blessings. The 32 members some from as far away as Australia and England, formed 4 teams, worked at 9 different locations, saw 1890 patients offering free medical and dental care. Each team member experienced the gift of giving back.

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