If you would like to make a specific order for any of these hand-made Peruvian Christmas cards please put your order in early as we have a limited stock; please contact us and quote the appropriate codes for the cards you choose [e.g.LL-A105]. £3.00 each plus any postal charge. Several Continue Reading
Our new website www.projectperu.org.uk includes past and present news, shows how we’ve grown over 25 years, and where we are going…with your help! 25 years ago Project Peru was a dream, now it’s a reality…the context is ever-changing and ever challenging as poverty grows in Peru, as attitudes and priorities worldwide shift and Continue Reading
We can arrange tailored volunteer placements in our project in Peru for volunteers of all ages and are looking for volunteers at any time during 2020 and beyond. We can be quite flexible, so just enquire and we can discuss it with you! There is a whole range of activities Continue Reading
The ‘CHASQUI’ runners [as in the current ‘Project Peru’ logo, a design derived from Mochica pottery] were used as relay runners to deliver messages and goods throughout Peru. The Moche or Mochica culture prevailed in the northern coastal region of Peru from about 100 AD TO 800 AD. YOU TOO Continue Reading
Many on-line suppliers will make a donation to Project Peru if you choose to nominate us as the charity to support with your purchase. …any of the above links would help you to give us more of these!
We do what we say on the tin! We raise funds with minimal overheads and spend nearly all of it on our project in Peru. Look at our fundraising section to see how many different ways there are to help us .
As an important additional part of our kitchen garden project we try to use this as an educational asset including for some of our art classes.
Ideas for Christmas? For you? Or can you find us new outlets for our Peruvian crafts … whether in existing crafts markets or by arranging a sale among your friends? Or if you see items you would like on our website do contact us to check availability. Contact us on Continue Reading
El Niño Fish and birds pictures taken from Chimu pottery “This phenomenon is the result of a warming of the water in the eastern Pacific Ocean. It takes place on a periodic basis, and its effects are to reduce the fish catch as the normally abundant supply of fish migrates Continue Reading
Looking out for something different for the new school year? 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 Continue Reading
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 Continue Reading
It’s amazing the difference a cake can make to the lives of children trapped in the circle of poverty. One cake raffled, sold, or auctioned for us each Christmas…along with other ingenious ways of using a cake to trigger donations…means that we will be able to afford to send one Continue Reading
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Agua y seguridad We have enjoyed our new drinking water fountain which has been making a huge difference to the heath and well-being of the children in our refuge, and their energy levels.
Thanks to all our supporters over the years who have donated or paid for items for our annual container, or helped with its wrapping and packing and with its delivery both by road and by sea and in so many other ways. This provides a vital suppport for our work Continue Reading