Water opvangen uit de mist

Great news! We were able to complete our “fog catchers”-project: 10 Large fog catchers are now connected to 3 big water tanks of 15 cubic meters each, and a water distribution system that makes water available to all resident families in 2 remote communities! The locals have been working very hard to achieve this important […]

Bezoek van de Belgische ambassadeur

During the month of April, we were honored by the visit of Mr. Van de Vreken, the Belgian ambassador in Peru. Together with his team, he brought medicine and food for the most vulnerable children and spent time with the parents to learn about their hopes and challenges. He learned about the reality in which […]

Inhuldiging van waterreservoirs

On February 19, we have inaugurated 3 newly built water reservoirs and a pipe, tap and pump system allowing for the water to be distributed to the different homes of the community. Each reservoir has a capacity of 15,000 liters. The project will be completed later this year with the installation of several “fog catchers” […]

Deelname aan TEDxYouth!

Saturday July 3rd was a great day for Children of Lima! Kenyi and Liz were invited to join the TEDxYouth Peru event. They both live in the Valle Ecologico community, high up in the hills around Lima. They have been off school for more than a year now, completely cut from the world. Together with […]

De CosmoGolem als baken van hoop

Close to what is known as “the wall of shame”; dividing the richest parts of Lima from the poorest ones, the Peruvian CosmoGolem finds its home. Built by the local community and empowering their hope for a better future, the friendly giant was welcomed in the community by the children and the families. “This CosmoGolem stands […]

Verbinding met de wereld

Schools have been closed since the start of the COVID19 pandemic in March 2020. Classes are only delivered via distance learning, from the safety of a teacher’s place to the safety of the home of the students. Unfortunately, this type of learning is not accessible to the children in the communities we support, as these […]

COVID19 Noodhulp

De huidige crisis treft de kinderen en hun gezinnen in de sloppenwijken van Lima zeer hard. Door de sluiting en de noodtoestand zijn de meeste gezinnen zonder inkomen gevallen, met als direct gevolg dat ze van de ene op de andere dag geen voedsel meer hebben. De gemeenschappen organiseren "olla comuns" (gemeenschapskeukens), maar de meeste daarvan zijn door hun voorraden heen. Door [...]

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