Scotland v Peru in Lima on May 29th

 

UPDATE ON THE RESULT OF THE MATCH: PERU 2-SCOTLAND 0

In the context of this match we were delighted to be supported by the Tartan Army Sunshine Appeal.

https://www.charitychoice.co.uk/project-peru-5466/news/per-v-scotland-may-29th-2018

To read some more of their story with photos see:

http://www.tasunshineappeal.co.uk/past-projects/2018-2/donation-67-peru-may-2018/

The Tartan Army were in Lima for the match. On the morning of the game a group from the Tartan Army visited the refuge, presented the children and staff with Scotland supporters' 'polo' shirts, played a football match against the boys, were entertained to a display of dance and music by the children, enjoyed a 'Pachamanca', a traditional Peruvian feast cooked in the ground, and made us a generous donation.

'Performance put on for us by the kids in the refuge today was another humbling experience...delighted we could donate to Project Peru, a fantastic charity...'

'Morning of the game, visited Project Peru with the Tartan Army Sunshine Appeal [TASA]...thanks so much for allowing us to come along...had an ace time...'

"What a fantastic job being done by everyone at Project Peru. Proud that we can help in a small way. Thanks to everyone for coming along.'

'Fed, watered and entertained by the kids at Project Peru...plus a game of Auld Gits v Young Kids'.

'Peru you have been incredible, Lima is an amazing place'

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Background:
 
The Scotland v Peru match -in the Estadio Nacional, Lima on May 29th- served as the host's send off before they left for the FIFA World Cup finals in Russia in June and July.

Peru have qualified for their first World Cup in 36 years, 40 years after their clash in Argentina in 1978 where Scotland were beaten 3-1.

Scotland have played at eight FIFA World Cups, including five consecutive tournaments from 1974 to 1990. Not this time though.

Hovever, the record between the two teams was delicately poised before this 'friendly' match: in the three fixtures previously played since their first meeting in 1972 each side had won once, with one draw.

 

Posted on 11 June 2018 and filed under Events, News from Peru

Guildford Festival Craft Market: Summer 2018

Friday 15th June to Saturday 23rd June

Guildford High Street

 

Please view our page on Craft Stalls here

Map Of High Street Guildford 

We are looking for opportunities to find good new venues for our craft sales and we would be delighted to hear from you. We welcome new outlets for our crafts and within limitations we are able to supply stock to individuals known to us who want to have sales at home or in other locations, so please feel free to enquire via information@projectperu.org.uk or ring 01483 576093




Posted on 10 June 2018 and filed under Opportunities, Events, Craft Stalls

Don't miss our Paris bike ride 2018... a great event and a great fundraiser

Make sure you don't miss this great Project Peru fundraising event!

15th to 19th September 2018

Contact us via  information@projectperu.org.uk

Here are some comments from participants in 2017. 

'Amazingly well done to all'

'Wow!Wow!Wow! We smashed our target!'

'What a fantastic few days; all credit to PP for putting together such a well organised and successful event. Enormous amount of hard work from everyone.'


'We had such a fun time with you and the guys riding across northern France, eating bacon sandwiches, lemon drizzle cake, flapjacks, more bacon sandwiches..who could fail to enjoy that?!'

'We had an amazing time and the guys loved it. We are keeping on with the fundraising.'

'It was a great trip, quite an adventure and so well thought-out and organised, just as it was the previous time.'

'Brilliant bike ride as always'.

'You manage to get a great bunch of people together which makes it so enjoyable.'

'Just to quickly say that I thought the bike ride was incredibly well organised with good company! Hopefully it has been a big fundraising success all round.'

'We really had a great time, and loved meeting you all whilst helping you to keep the refuge running. The work you do is amazing and we all have enormous respect for you..It's really inspiring.'


 For more photos do go to our gallery page

Posted on 09 March 2018 and filed under Opportunities, Events, Guildford to Paris

Project Peru activities for schools in the UK

Looking out for something different for 2018?

We have held many "Peru Days" in schools...or schools have 'adopted' us for a term or a year, or have linked Peru to a programme of activities in the national curriculum, or have just held a 'one-off' charity day in support of us. Such awareness raising sessions have been held in a variety of schools, and can be tailored to specific needs. Some geographical constraints will apply but, please, for more information, see http://projectperu.org.uk/uk-activities/schools.htm

Ask us about our sessions, particularly at primary level, including a workshop 'El Nuevo Mundo' 

Contact information@projectperu.org.uk

Posted on 05 February 2018 and filed under Opportunities, Events

Project Peru in 2018 - some dates for your diary in the UK

We do what we say on the tin! We raise funds with minimal overheads to suppport our refuge in Peru; please help us to do this.

Sunday 4th March 2018 LENTEN LUNCH, GUILDFORD;http://projectperu.org.uk/uk-activities/catering/lenten-lunch.htm

 

 

Saturday 5th May 2018: FARNCOMBE SPRING FAIR, GODALMING

Sunday 20th May; SPONSORED CYCLE and STROLL, ALICE HOLT FOREST, near FARNHAM, SURREY ; http://projectperu.org.uk/uk-activities/sponsored-events/alice-holt-sponsored-cycle-or-stroll-for-children-and-families---2011.htm

Summer Dates 15th-23rd June 2018: SALE OF PERUVIAN CRAFTS, GUILDFORD CRAFT FESTIVAL, GUILDFORD HIGH STREET: http://projectperu.org.uk/uk-activities/craft-sales/craft-sales.htm 

September 2018 dates tbc: ANNUAL GUILDFORD TO PARIS SPONSORED BIKE RIDE: http://projectperu.org.uk/uk-activities/sponsored-events/sponsored-events.htm

December 2018: our next Christmas Appeal

See more about our 2017 campaign on https://www.justgiving.com/ProjectPeruChristmasAppeal2017

Posted on 01 January 2018 and filed under Opportunities, Events, Guildford to Paris, Recent Events, Craft Stalls, Catering

Trek the Inca Trail for Project Peru

If you are planning to trek the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu or one of the other recommended treks such as the Salkantay trek or the Lares trek why not try to raise some funds through sponsorship to support Peruvian children and to help us with our work in Peru? See more about it on http://projectperu.org.uk/our-work/trekking-past-poverty.htm 

Even if you've already done it and would like to make a donation or get involved in some other way do contact us: gracias!

And if you haven't made your plans yet, do speak to us first.

Email information@projectperu.org.uk

Travel to Peru

Walk the Inca Trail for charity

Posted on 07 December 2017 and filed under Opportunities, Events, News from Peru

Our Paris bike ride September 9th to 13th 2017

Project Peru's Guildford to Paris bike ride - September 9th-13th 2017.

 We've just completed this...our biggest single annual fundraiser...so don't miss the chance to sponsor the team by making a donation ... 

Continue reading Our Paris bike ride September 9th to 13th 2017

Posted on 09 August 2017 and filed under Opportunities, Events, Guildford to Paris

Project Peru Christmas Appeal 2016

Enjoy wonderful celebrations but ...please support our Christmas Appeal 2016. Thanks to those who have already done so....but it's not too late to donate!

 

 

 

 Do go to https://justgiving.com/ProjectPeruChristmasAppeal2016..and make a donation.  Also do look at these other NEWS pages to see what we were able to do at Christmas last year.

http://projectperu.org.uk/news/2015/12/03/panetones-in-peru.htm

http://projectperu.org.uk/news/2016/01/16/our-christmas-play-2015.htm

http://projectperu.org.uk/news/2016/01/15/donations-of-christmas-baskets.htm

http://projectperu.org.uk/news/2016/03/13/distribution-of-goods-in-the-wider-community-in-the-andes.htm

Happy Christmas from Project Peru

Posted on 08 December 2016 and filed under Events, News from Peru

A fairer slice of the Christmas cake in 2015?

It’s amazing the difference a cake can make to the lives of children trapped in the circle of poverty. One cake raffled for us this Christmas means that one child from our refuge will be able to afford to go to the local state school for a year, paying for uniforms, school materials, books and much more, or that four of our older students will be able to attend further education courses for one month. And we have twenty of these cakes  being raffled around the UK this Christmas, including in Edinburgh, Manchester, Ormskirk, Shrewsbury, London, Faversham, Littlehampton, Mansfield, Billingshurst, Dorking, Dunsfold, Milford and Guildford.

All ingredients, professional baking, icing and decorating, are donated so that every penny of the money raised goes directly to support the education of the children in our refuge in Peru. YOU can help too just by making a donation. If you would like to donate to this cause anyway please send a donation marked ‘Christmas cakes’ to http://www.charitychoice.co.uk/project-peru-5466

Here are a few more examples of our cakes this year:

Posted on 06 November 2015 and filed under Opportunities, Events, Catering

Welcome to our 2015 Newsletter

CLICK HERE; Welcome to our 2015 Newsletter

We publish an informative newsletter at the beginning of each year, including information about the previous year's achievements and activities and any new developments both in the UK and in Peru.

You can see previous Newsletters on http://projectperu.org.uk/about/our-newsletters.htm

Posted on 29 January 2015 and filed under Opportunities, Events, Guildford to Paris, Recent Events, Catering, News from Peru