Nearly 50% of school age children in Peru suffer from parasites and anemia. Because of your generosity, students at Casa Chapi receive regular check-ups to diagnose and treat these ailments. Healthy children are able to attend school more often and have better aspirations for the future.
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Whatever your expertise, you can be like Debra Parcheta. She is a database designer who is making a lasting impact. Recently Debra volunteered with Quechua Benefit in Peru and used her expertise to assist with our anemia prevention campaign.
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!
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.
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.
Quechua Benefit’s first medical mission and their largest mission to date served more than 2000 patients.
Hearts are forever changed when people step out of their own world and enter someone else’s. Mirian and Katarina know this better than most.
Marilyn Nishitani’s kind word and loving touch did as much as the medicine she prescribed on a recent trip to Peru.