tag:compassion.com,2011-06-09:5-48712 Peru Stories 2011-06-09T18:19:05.793-06:00 Compassion International News and Views tag:compassion.com,2013-00-01:5-73454 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2013-10-01T16:00:01-06:00

Read about the first low-priced rotavirus vaccine developed in India, the possibility of universall education in developing countries and other issues affecting children around the world.

Disabled Toddler Finds Healing tag:compassion.com,2010-00-23:5-33663 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2010-08-23T00:00:00-06:00 Adele Marie Berg, Field Communications Specialist in Peru

Johnny's curved legs prevented him from walking. His mother and father had nowhere to turn for treatment. With Compassion they found hope and a road to recovery.

The Great Escape tag:compassion.com,2009-00-06:5-32585 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2009-08-06T00:00:00-06:00 Adele Marie Berg in Peru with Brianne Mullins

Isaura knew her dreams to go to college were limited because of the bondage of poverty. The local Compassion center came alongside her, believed in her and provided the opportunity for success.

My Cup Overflows tag:compassion.com,2008-00-15:5-33028 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2008-09-15T00:00:00-06:00 Brandy Campbell, with Adele Berg in Peru
Growing up, Diana and her family struggled to get by. When Diana was enrolled in a child development center they found hope. Because of Compassion her parents no longer worry whether she will be fed or  able to attend school.
A Life Changing Choice tag:compassion.com,2008-00-18:5-33599 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2008-08-18T00:00:00-06:00 Brandy Campbell, with Adele Berg in Peru

Daniel frequently visited the streets of Lima alongside his friends begging for money. Without the help of his family, his sponsor and the Compassion Student Center it would have been easy for Daniel to lose hope for the future.
A Journey of Hope tag:compassion.com,2007-00-10:5-32953 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2007-09-10T00:00:00-06:00 Adele Berg in Peru, with Brandy Campbell

Sarita Tello's father died and her mother left her with her grandmother, but Sarita found hope through Compassion. She has entered the Leadership Development Program and is going to college, studying to be a teacher.

Compassion Aids Peru Earthquake Victims tag:compassion.com,2007-00-23:5-32547 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2007-08-23T00:00:00-06:00 Ovetta Sampson, with Adele Berg in Peru
Natural disasters are devastating, but when they occur in poverty-stricken countries the challenges of relief are compounded. Read how Compassion Peru is responding to help thousands of Compassion families who are victims of the recent earthquake.
Program Graduate Returns to Help Community tag:compassion.com,2006-00-10:5-32690 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2006-08-10T00:00:00-06:00 Adele Berg in Peru

Through Compassion, Nancy Montalvo was able to achieve her dreams of a career in agricultural sciences and has returned to her community to help others.

No Longer Alone — Children and Their Single Moms Receive Compassion's Help tag:compassion.com,2006-00-12:5-33641 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2006-05-12T00:00:00-06:00 Ovetta Sampson
As a single mother, necessities like food, health care and even clothing would go unfilled if it were not for Compassion, says Catalina. Sponsorship has allowed her daugher, Maria, to have something that many families in her community do not have: hope.
A Brighter Future for Nicole tag:compassion.com,2005-00-13:5-33164 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2005-10-13T00:00:00-06:00 Cherie Rayburn, Contributing Writer

In Latin America, every year 370,000 children die before their fifth birthdays, mostly from preventable causes. But thanks to Compassion's Child Survival Program in Peru, Maria learned how to care for her young child, allowing the infant to thrive.

Life-skills Program Offers Hope for Employment tag:compassion.com,2005-00-17:5-33833 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2005-05-17T00:00:00-06:00 By Adele Berg, Compassion Peru Communications Specialist

Pilar Valderrama was paralyzed at a young age, but her physical disability didn't prevent her from creating functional art. The teenager learned to knit at a Compassion-assisted project in Peru and makes beautiful purses that sell well in the open market. Read how this vocational training changed the quality of life for Pilar and many other teenage girls.

The Art of Teaching tag:compassion.com,2003-00-20:5-33322 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2003-05-20T00:00:00-06:00 Phoebe Rogers

Compassion graduate Giovanna Martinez has excelled in everything from math to drawing. Now in school to become a teacher, she's perfectly poised to pass along what she knows to other "star" pupils - including her two brothers.