Peru Projects

Election 2012 E-Journey: World Food Week Potluck Dinner Materials

By sitting together in fellowship over a meal made with organic grains and vegetables, we can live out the Gospel by supporting small farmers near and far and preserve the right for seeds to grow as God made them. Gather …

Categories: Columban Center for Advocacy and Outreach, Columban Projects, eJourney, Peru, Peru Projects, Reflections |

St. Bernadette’s Children’s Center

St. Bernadette´s Children’s Center is a non-profit making organization, situated on a barren, poverty stricken hillside in the district of San Martin de Porres, Lima, Peru. Our main objective is to provide a safe and caring environment for the children …

Categories: Gifts to Give, Peru Projects, Peru Updates |

St. Bernadette’s Children’s Home

Although the Children’s Center can be seen from a long way off as it is perched precariously on top of a hillside, it is the sound of children playing that first gives an inkling as to the purpose of the …

Categories: Gifts to Give, Peru Projects, Peru Updates |

A thriving community of faith (Peru)

The chapel Fr. Don and the people are dreaming of would be made of adobe bricks, and the builders would utilize sand and gravel from the river during the building process.

Categories: Columban Projects, Evangelism, Peru Projects, Peru Updates, Worship / Spirituality |

Building Parish Chapels (Peru)

In early 2010, Fr. Ed began a project to build more chapels and expand their existing programs since the parishes are growing and spreading out over wider and outlying areas. Working together, building their places of worship and outreach, strengthens the community’s bonds and their commitments to the Church and one another.

Categories: Peru Projects, Worship / Spirituality |

Ayacucho Mental Health Clinic (Peru)

Columban Sister Anne Carbon provides professional services including pharmacology, individual and group psychotherapy and substance abuse programs to the community and area.The work has grown from visiting a few patients in their homes to serving over 2000 patients with psychiatric evaluations, treatment and rehabilitation. (Peru)

Categories: Caregiving, Health Care / Medical, Peru Projects |

Manuel Duato Special Needs School (Peru)

Largely ignored by Peruvian society, children with different abilities and special needs are educated and given proper healthcare here. The Manuel Duato school was organized by Columbans more than 30 years ago in response to the large numbers of poor Lima families raising children with mental disabilities.

Categories: Caregiving, Education, Education, Peru Projects |

Seed Potato Agronomy Project (Peru)

Neglect nearly devastated the indigenous potato in this area but thanks to advanced horticulture methods, the seed potato is making a successful return. This will help feed hundreds of families as well as the local economy.

Categories: Agriculture / Nutrition, Livelihood, Peru Projects |

Youth Catechetical Programs (Peru)

Columban Fr. Don Hornsey is diocesan coordinator of catechetics for this mountainous diocese. The poor Andean economy resulted in funding cuts and a loss of catechetical programs.

Categories: Evangelization / Formations, Peru Projects |

Casa Ninos After School Program (Peru)

Children in Lima are provided with a variety of additional educational activities, keeping them off the streets and in a safe environment. (Peru)

Categories: Education, Peru Projects |