tag:compassion.com,2011-06-09:5-48710 Peru Updates 2011-06-09T18:17:14.973-06:00 Compassion International Pray for Gisela, Maria and José tag:compassion.com,2014-21-02:5-81082 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2014-06-02T11:21:38-06:00

Pray for siblings 13-year-old Gisela and 11-year-old Maria in Peru, whose father was killed in a mugging; and for 15-year-old José, whose brother was shot and killed.

Pray for Maria's family in Peru tag:compassion.com,2014-00-01:5-79146 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2014-04-01T00:00:00-06:00

Pray for 11-year-old Maria, her mother and three siblings in Peru as they mourn the recent murder of their father. Compassion staff are providing care and spiritual support to the family.

Advisory: Dengue Fever in Peru tag:compassion.com,2012-00-12:5-57068 2012-06-12T00:00:00-06:00 2012-06-12T00:00:00-06:00

Several centers northeast of Lima, Peru, have been affected by dengue fever.

Advisory: Riots in Peru tag:compassion.com,2011-00-20:5-52837 2011-12-20T12:00:00-07:00 2011-12-20T12:00:00-07:00

Protests have been occurring in the northern region of Cajamarca, Peru, since the end of November.

Advisory: Fire Affects Compassion Center in Peru tag:compassion.com,2011-00-23:5-50659 2011-08-24T00:00:00-06:00 2011-08-23T00:00:00-06:00
An early morning fire destroyed classrooms at one Compassion-assisted center. No Compassion-assisted children were harmed by the fire.
Prayer Requests for Peru tag:compassion.com,2011-00-13:5-33853 2014-01-31T00:00:00-07:00 2011-06-13T00:00:00-06:00

Please pray for God’s provision as a fire has destroyed two classrooms in a Compassion center. Pray for the rebuilding to go smoothly and quickly. 

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.

Advisory: Protests in Peru tag:compassion.com,2009-00-12:5-32967 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2009-06-12T00:00:00-06:00

The conflict between Indian tribes and the Peruvian government is ongoing. Some Compassion-assisted centers are temporarily closed.

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.