In Ichupampa and Yanque, Sister Antonia’s love lives on Community Kitchens. With your help, the dream of new Women’s and Children’s Community Centers above the existing kitchens will become a reality.
The Latest On: Sister Antonia
Sister Antonia’s legacy lives on through your generous donations that make are making two Sister Antonia Community Kitchens possible.
We’re celebrating three years of your love and generosity! The reconstructed “Madre Antonia Comedor” in Ichumpampa is serving more than 100,000 meals a year thanks to your kindness.
Sister Antonia’s soup kitchen served millions of hot meals from 1971 to 2010. Today plans are being made to transform that space into a Community Center in Yanque.
Sister Antonia Kayser lived her life to serve God and the people of Peru. Before her passing in 2010 she had attended to the spiritual and physical needs of the Quechua people for 39 years.
Sister Antonia provided a spiritual example for the charities work that has inspired our volunteers and given guidance to our interactions with the Quechua people. Quechua Benefit will do well by learning from her life.
Sister Antonia Kayser is a plucky 81 year-old Catholic nun with a secret. Born and raised in the borough of Brooklyn, New York she is a member of the Maryknoll Order. Sister Antonia has been feeding 800 dirt-poor people a day since 1973 from the courtyard of the church in Yanque, a small town in the Colca Valley of Peru.