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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.




Project Peru Craft Sales – Guildford High Street – Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays June 13th, 14th and 15th and June 20th, 21st and 22nd.




To support our work throughout the year, please …


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?

What could you do for us in the UK or elsewhere? 

Peruvian Crafts – to buy or could you sell them for us?

Do contact us to buy our Peruvian hand-made crafts. Support Project Peru and local craftspeople in Peru at the same time.

Craft Sales

Zapallal – the work of the refuge

See also news item…..Life goes on at our refuge

A selection of images taken in our refuge at various times during 2023 Refuge 2023



Delivering goods for the local community

Learn more About Peru

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Early days at our refuge in Zapallal