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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. Who We AreDonate

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A Gift of Turkey, Another Home Blessed

Story by Dan Kunkleman, group leader of Providence Presbyterian Church, Charlotte, NC. “Dan, there is a lady here with a turkey in a bag who wants to see you.” Fairly uncommon to hear in the US, but not in Peru. Traveling to Chimbote on a mission trip is always a new... read more

Wilder Benites — Home at Last

When 17-year-old Wilder Benites woke on that fateful day in 1987, he had no inkling of the enormity of events that would begin to unfold. His family home, rapidly engulfed in fire, left Wilder with severe burns to his face, hands, and body. As is typical with tragedy,... read more

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