With your help, Quechua Benefit is continuing to combat anemia and parasites in the remote highlands of the Colca Valley. The next stop is Caylloma District, where 1,729 preschoolers, school-age children and pregnant women will be tested and treated for anemia and parasites.
The Latest On: Preventative Medicine
Investing in Quechua Benefit’s preventative medicine campaigns against anemia will give a return far beyond a traditional investment. You can change the course of children’s lives once they are anemia and parasite free!
Investing in the global health business is the best investment you can make. Your investment in Quechua Benefit provides parasite and anemia treatment for the Quechua people. Thanks to you thousands of women and children are healthier today.
In Peru, women and children run a high risk of being anemic, which can impair children’s ability to learn in school and keep the women from caring for their families. With your help, Quechua Benefit is reaching remote villages with a proven, simple and cost-effective treatment.
Thanks to you, Quechua Benefit was able to accomplish more in 2018 than ever before! Take a look at how your generosity transformed lives this year.
Quechua Benefit had a big year in 2017! Relive our biggest achievements with us from January to December.
Through the generosity of longtime supporters of Quechua Benefit, Don and Julie Skinner, the Snowmass Community Health Clinic 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 began implementing our Healthy Communities program in September 2016. We are proud to report that we recently re-tested the children who received anemia treatment in eight towns of the Colca Valley, the cure rate was 70%.
Quechua Benefit learned this in January as we conducted our first listening tour in our service areas to understand issues and concerns directly from the people we work with.
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.