Donate to Peru
Support fair trade alternatives for artisans through the Bridge of Hope initiative of the Joining Hands Peru network with training, coordination and logistical support. To date, more than 200 artisans have started their own cooperatives, learned business skills and seen their incomes triple.H000124. Read more
Rev. Jed Koball is filling this position, facilitating relationships among the Presbyterian Hunger Program, the Uniendo Manos Contra la Pobreza network in Peru, and U.S. congregations. Joining Hands is a program of the Presbyterian Hunger Program that fights the root causes of hunger by sparking the formation of networks in developing countries that lead the struggle against hunger at a local level while working with PC(USA) presbyteries and congregations to address global hunger issues.E200447. Read more
The Presbyterian Church of Peru in recent years has initiated a frontier mission effort to extend the Gospel to the Aguaruna, an unreached people group who dwell mostly in northern Peru above Moyobamba. Support from Presbyterian churches in the United States has helped with Bible translation, financial aid for various mission efforts and the training of new Aguaruna Christian leaders.
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This position is being filled by Rev. Sara Armstrong and her husband, Russell (Rusty) Edmondson. They coordinate partnership relationships between the Evangelical Presbyterian and Reformed Church of Peru (IEPRP) and PC(USA) entities. Sara and Rusty organize and translate for visiting delegations, helping to ensure that these visits reflect the mutual mission priorities of the partner churches.MI910073. Read more
Contributions will assist in providing scholarships for students in the undergraduate program at the school in Lima, Peru. Many of the students have limited financial resources, and scholarships make it possible for them to prepare themselves for leadership roles in the church and in their involvement in communities and NGOS.E052331. Read more
Young adult volunteers serving in Peru experience a year of developing Christian community through spiritual formation and volunteer service. Serving at several sites across Peru, young adult volunteers live in Christian community and serve community-based ministries. Funds raised to support programmatic expenses, as well as travel, visas, stipends, health insurance, student loan grants, and food allowance. Any funds raised beyond the needs of the individual volunteer or related site are used to support other volunteers and the general YAV Program.E053981. Read more