In spite of it all in 2020 … not everything was locked down or off-limits! 7 year old twins cycled 200 miles in England in a month, just 4 months after learning to ride. A team from a company that has supported us for years collectively ran, walked or cycled 7,461km during Continue Reading
Enjoy wonderful celebrations but … please support our Christmas and New Year Appeal this roller-coaster year 2020. It’s never too late! Yes … we are still offering food, clothes, shelter, education, health and fun to the many children living in our refuge, and supporting those marginalized in the beleaguered shanty Continue Reading
We have had a great deal of financial and in-kind support from local and national companies over the years, and more particularly from individuals working in companies; this has made a significant difference to our work. Other ways that businesses can support us are explored below in a Project Peru Continue Reading
Small but important. Especially for UK supporters faced with lockdown again, and in the run–up to Christmas. Many 1,000s of UK shops and traders will make a small % donation to Project Peru when you make an on-line purchase; so please sign in below before you start buying. Darkest Continue Reading
Look at our various webpages for details of what we have available: follow the various links from our Craft Sales pages. These are just a few examples here. Let us know, also, if you have an outlet where you could sell these original and colourful crafts. Contact us for details: firstname.lastname@example.org
Many on-line suppliers in the UK will make a donation to Project Peru if you choose to nominate us as the charity to support with your purchase. Firstly, register with any of the following on-line platforms to be able to support us this way! Then whenever you are shopping on-line 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 Continue Reading
Plan ahead for later in 2021: provisional enquiries welcome at at all times We can arrange tailored volunteer placements in our project in Peru for volunteers of all ages and are looking for volunteers during 2021 and beyond. We can be quite flexible, so just enquire and we can discuss Continue Reading
The chasqui runners (as seen 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 AD100 to AD800. YOU TOO COULD RUN FOR Continue Reading
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.
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, some 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 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 Continue Reading