¡Pan y dignidad! ¡Agua y libertad! ¡Casa hogar y seguridad!
Project Peru is a small, lively, totally voluntary UK-based charity offering food, clothes, shelter, education, health and fun to those who live in our children’s refuge in the desert shanty towns of Lima, and giving ongoing and practical support to others who live in extreme poverty in the wider community. Our refuge in Zapallal cares for over 50 children and offers real opportunities to children and staff alike.
Project Peru is aware of the local needs and responds accordingly.
Project Peru aims to provide ongoing financial and material support, while encouraging dignity and independence for all.
Project Peru raises awareness of development issues in a Latin American context, offering practical and relevant solutions.
Project Peru’s website aims to provide a comprehensive insight into how the two elements, in Peru and the UK, work together in unity on a daily basis, in spite of difficulties which might appear insurmountable.
To discover more about Project Peru simply click on the various links available on this site and read our FAQs.
To support our work throughout the year, please …
Working in the wider Community
We have to address complex issues but we strive to present a positive, realistic image of an authentic project run in Peru by Peruvians. However, we do need the maximum amount of support at all times of the year to help to us to sustain our work. Please give generously at any time to help us keep on with our work in Peru.
What else could you do to support us in these difficult times for everyone?
A selection of images taken in our refuge at various times during 2023 Refuge 2023
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Early days at our refuge in Zapallal