Nativity Church of Fargo Named 2017 Starfish Award Recipient

Nativity Church of Fargo Named 2017 Starfish Award Recipient

Friends of Chimbote has named Nativity Church of Fargo, ND its 2017 Starfish Award recipient. The award will be presented at Friends of Chimbote’s 6th Annual Fall Gala Celebration on Saturday, October 7, 2017. Each year the Starfish Award honors the truly altruistic...
Chimbote Rain

Chimbote Rain

Earlier this month torrential rains began to fall in Chimbote, Peru, lasting more than eight hours. This is the worst rain emergency in over 40 years. Thousands of homes have been damaged bringing devastation to men, women, and children already living in extreme...
Eight Stitches For My Eighth Visit

Eight Stitches For My Eighth Visit

By Dan Kunkleman, Charlotte, NC Eight days after returning home from my eighth Chimbote, Peru Mission Trip, as I reflect on my latest experience I once again find myself designating it my favorite, most awesome and without doubt most eventful one. One aspect aiding...
Hope, Dignity, and $153.37

Hope, Dignity, and $153.37

It may be difficult for those living in the United States to imagine $153.37 changing the lives of a family of five in a significant way. But in the barrios of Chimbote, Peru that’s exactly what happened.   Esther Maria Callan Medina, a petite woman with...
Ella the Doggy

Ella the Doggy

MN author donates book proceeds to the Friends of Chimbote mission.   Six-year-old Ella, a fun-loving Husky, has become the star of the “Ella the Doggy” book series written by Midwest author Jayne Flaagan. Flaagan grew up on a North Dakota farm with a furry gray...

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