Posts filed under Peru

Domestic Violence Prevention in Peru Begins with Community Outreach and Education

Volunteer Sherry Lipsky traveled to Huancayo, Peru to help raise awareness about domestic violence prevention in the region. Through focus groups, staff trainings, and community outreach, Lipsky and our team in Peru were able to see the impact they made on the community first hand during a community education event when attendees shouted in unison “NiUnaMenos” (not one less—the movement against violence against women) while handing out the white ribbons and flyers.

Cure your Wanderlust and Make a Difference in 2019

New year, new opportunities to travel! 🗺 Learn more about all the different ways you can satisfy your wanderlust and help improve access to health care for children and families around the world. Volunteer responsibly, with FIMRC!

Go For It!

My experiences in La Merced helped shine a light on my true calling and gave me the confidence I needed to be open to changing the career path I had originally laid out for myself. Every week, I visited a nearby mountain community called Shawan Rama. We would always arrive to an empty and quiet place but, after a few minutes, the children would come running up to greet us, eager to learn something new and participate in a fun activity. I fell in love with this special group of children.