Despite stringent quarantine measures, Peru has had one of the highest COVID-related death rates per capita worldwide. With tourism depleted, the economic impact has been equally severe. For many families in the region, their household income has disappeared entirely. Because we have been able to maintain our local staff on full-time salaries thus far, they have been able to provide their families with stable income.
As a result of COVID, the demand for health workers is growing, and we are poised to respond accordingly. With your help, we will not only continue to support our current health workers, but we can also empower new promotoras to serve their communities in the face of this pandemic!