awarded to micro-lending


420 Students

awarded financial aid

and scholarships

for education


terminally ill patients

served by Hospice

of St. James


meals served in

mission soup kitchens

Grand Opening of New Community Learning Center

Education is the bedrock of the Friends of Chimbote mission; always has been, always will be. That’s why it’s so exciting to announce the grand opening of ACAF’s community learning center—Centro de Aprendizaje Comunitario. Sister Peggy, Jorge Villar, the ACAF … Read more >

Farewell Mass Feb. 2015
Sister Juanita Albracht Retires

On February 19, 2015, hundreds gathered at the mission to bid farewell to Sister Juanita Albracht and thank her for her years of service in Chimbote. After 18 years in Peru and in need of some minor (cataract) surgery Sister … Read more >

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Hundreds Gather At Galas

Another year of Passport to Peru gala celebrations has passed and what fantastic celebrations they were! Hundreds of people from all across the country—and Peru—gathered to share a meal, fellowship and show support for our mission work in Chimbote, Peru. … Read more >