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

Blankets for Babies

 From Left: Sue Fristad, Carrie Roberts, and Patty Reid  Quilters know well, a blanket made with love warms the heart as well as the body. It offers a special comfort no ordinary blanket will provide. Sisters, Patty Reid of Houston, … Read more >

Welcome Home Sister Peggy!

Sister Peggy arrived safe and sound in Fargo, ND on Sunday, June 7th accompanied by Sister Katherine Fennell, PBVM and Sister Maura De Crans, PBVM.  Prior to her return, she enjoyed a week of birthday celebrations and farewell parties in … Read more >

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 >