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Friends of Chimbote is a faith-based organization dedicated to supporting programs that improve and transform the lives of the poor of Chimbote, Peru.
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Join us in transforming lives.

Friends of Chimbote is a faith-based organization dedicated to supporting programs that improve and transform the lives of the poor of Chimbote, Peru.

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Strength to Carry On

Strength to Carry On My name is Maritza Isabel Arévalo Capristano, I was born on October 13, 1985 in a household with strict parents; I am currently 33 years old. At 17, I started my own family with my husband, Carlos Rojas. Our children are Jairo (11), Darly (9), and...

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Sew Happy

Sew Happy Friends of Chimbote is a catalyst for new beginnings. There’s nothing we love more than sharing photos and stories of transformations. Our latest beautiful new beginning story is that of Elsa Luz Chavez Sifuentes. Born in 1974, Elsa grew up near Our Lady of...

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The Mission of the Trip is Building Faith

The Mission of the Trip is Building Faith By Dan Kunkleman, Providence Presbyterian, Charlotte, NC, Mission Visitor and Group Leader The pulse of the Parroquia Nuestra Senora de Perpetua Socorro beats within me. The spirit of Chimbote resides in my being. The hearts...

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Beyond the Story

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