Our Secsecpampa Group
Families of Pampas Chico
Flying a kite in Rio Seco
During an Italian documentary film in the Corderilla Negra
New clothes for the kids of Pueblo Libre
Soap, vitamins, albendazole and school supplies
for kids in Huashao
Taking care of her sister in Challhua
Legos building brain power
Kids at Shiqui
Over 400 children receive materials and suport in Yanama
Doing a news program to talk about illegal mine activity In Huascaran
Art projcts build self esteem in the children
Radio Fuego program to raise awareness
Typical laundry day in the Andes
Memory games enhancing education skills
Most of our projects are in remote areas where other NGOs and government help never quite reaches
Making a sweater you sheer a sheep, strand the wool and then knit it.
Parachute fun in Recuay
To cook meals Andean women first need to gather wood from the mountainside
Children in Huambo. Their red cheeks are from high altitude sun conditions
Mejoraca children passing out fruit for everybody
Typical Quechua dress in the Andes and life in adobe houses
Massive vitamin campaign in Catac for 400 more children
Mother and child affected by the illegal mines poisoning the water in Vicos
Beach balls for the children of Conococha, a cold barren rocky place over 4000 meters above sea level.
Miles of rough road we finally got to remote Pampas Chico as the sun went down
Secsecpampa kids, our longest running group Eight amazing years
Washing in grains in the glacier stream
Open fires boil water before it is safe to drink
These hand crank washer units launder clothes in 10 minutes as opposed to an hour in cold streams by hand.
Women and children at Huambo receive vitamins for their health and well being
In Huaraz, passing out school supplies, socks, vitamins and sharing our Do the Right Thing message
A kindergarten in Cotoparaco receives vitamins for small children.
Memory games at Secsecpampa.
Demonstrating the washer unit at Challhua
One of our eight art/photo exhibitions in the national museum at Huaraz
New shoes donated for the kids of Secsecpampa
Children of Pueblo Libre gather around to receive new clothes
A new toy to crawl through for the school at Compina
Children in remote Quinranac receive school materials, anti-parasite meds, warm clothes and shoes
Two more families receive washer units
Jim Killon speaks to an audience about life enhancement achieving goals and motivation at UNASAM the state university in Huaraz
Blood tests for anemia at Challhua
A woman compares the washer unit to hand washing in a stream
Yanama vitamin campaign
400 children over 2 days
Challhua group. When I arrived in Peru I asked where the roughest and most needy kids were.
Everyone said, Challhua
Meeting the mothers at Huambo
Willax News Television interview exposing illegal mine activity in Huascaran National Park. The waste was contamining local water supplies poisoning families and animals. This interview sparked national attention and prompted the government to take appropriate action.
This was a 2011 interview when our project was just getting off the ground. The vision became the reality!
Self esteem class in Shiqui
New shoes at Challhua
Kids got better grades in school when we realized they only needed eyeglasses. Ticapampa Group
Planning meeting with the mayor of Yanama
Taking kids to the Russian Ice Circus
Meeting with the mayor of Catac during vitamin campaign
But getting to some of these locations can be a bit of a challenge ...this was on the way to Yanama