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Peru

  Latin America, Programs, Stories

Usanimals in Peru

Ofelia has three children: Krezia (14 years old), Stephany (11 years old) and Jerioth (3 years old). Periodically, Jerioth would have two tumorlike growths in his throat bringing the family to the health center for various tests and analyses. These tests revealed that although he was a healthy boy with a good appetite, Jerioth had anemia. This diagnosis left his mother perplexed and worried. The doctor explained that it was due to his particular diet. He prescribed vitamins to be taken along with food. It was such a blessing that these Usanimals™ were being delivered right at school where  ...

  Latin America, Programs, Stories

Hope in Peru

Nelly is 24 years old and lives in a situation of extreme poverty. She has four young children of ages 11, 8, 5, and a baby of 7 months. This situation makes it difficult for her to work regularly. Nelly washes clothes occasionally in order to provide for her children and herself. Her companion has a construction job but does not have steady work either. Our local partners in Peru began to reach out to Nelly with food to help meet the needs of their family. She is thankful for the assistance she has received through the Food Paks; as it has helped her to provide nutrition for her four  ...