Elim Student Center

Pastor Julio Colán Ramirez is changing AAHH Huascar as he serves the children in Jesus' name. This church oversees a Compassion child development program and is looking to partner with a church in the U.S. 
Peru 
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AAHH Huascar, Peru 

140 children

Pastor Julio Colán Ramirez is changing AAHH Huascar as he serves the children in Jesus' name. This church oversees a Compassion child development program and is looking to partner with a church in the U.S.

  • Elim Student Center serves the children and families of AAHH Huascar.
  • Bible teaching, camps and devotions provide Compassion-assisted children with spiritual guidance.
  • Children are given health checkups, nutritious meals, and support with educational needs (fees, uniforms, and supplies).
  • Educational meetings are also available for the children's parents or guardians 

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  • AAHH Huascar is a coastal community with a population of 800,000.
  • The average family income is $124 per month and most workers are street market vendors.
  • Houses are typically constructed of cement with dirt floors.
  • Health challenges: malnutrition, tuberculosis, skin diseases and cancer.
  • Social issues: Lack of employment, drug and alcohol addiction and gang activity.


  • Centro Evangelistico Elim just celebrated their 33rd anniversary.

  • Two congregations came together to form this church after observing the community's spiritual need.

  • The church has a strong missions focus.

  • One of the church's goals is to strategically break the cycle of poverty and abuse by educating the parents socially and spiritually.

  • This church has partnered with Compassion for 20 years.

  • 140 children participate in the child sponsorship program.

  • Registered children participate in art and discovery programs that help build confidence and creativity.
  • Children and families hear the gospel and are encouraged and motivated in their faith.
  • Students learn about health and hygiene.
  • Parents/guardians can take part in parenting and skills workshops. 
*Consider using this profile as a tool to begin a discussion with your leadership to see how it may fit with your church's vision and mission. While we cannot guarantee you will be partnered specifically with this Pastor, we are seeking participants for our Church to Church strategy.