PERUVIAN HEARTS Overview
Target demographics: enable young women to reach their full potential through education, mentorship, and community service.
Direct beneficiaries per year: 25 Peruvian Promise scholars + 140 children in 3 hogares (orphanages) + 240 children through school nutrition programs = 405 total!
Geographic areas served: Peru
Programs: Peruvian Promise is a girls empowerment and leadership program. It aims to unlock the potential of girls and other young women to become leaders of their families, communities and country through education, mentorship and service to others. Peruvian Hearts provides these girls with scholarships and increased educational opportunities and works to develop their sense of personal empowerment and self-esteem. Mentors work regularly with the girls and their families to ensure the ongoing support and advocacy for their girls' education.
We also believe strongly in the power of philanthropy and we work to inspire youth around the world to become involved in service and philanthropy.