Our Promise

A Promise to Peru, Inc. provides an annual cataract surgical and medical mission to the remote villages of the Sacred Valley of Peru and other regions in need. Physicians and other health professionals from across the U.S. along with medical, optometry, pharmacology and public health students and undergraduate students volunteer their time towards this effort.
Monthly archive July, 2018
Cataract Surgical Mission to Riobamba, Ecuador September 22-30, 2018

Cataract Surgical Mission to Riobamba, Ecuador September 22-30, 2018

Our third and last mission for 2018 will be a cataract surgical mission to Riobamba, Ecuador.  Over 60% of the indigenous population in Chimborazo Province live in extreme poverty.  Over 240,000 people in Ecuador suffer from blindness. More than half of them could have their vision restored through cataract surgery. There are only a few hundred practicing...
Medical mission - 2018

Medical mission – 2018

Our medical mission in Peru began Monday the 25th. Our team has six medical students from stony brook university, three medical students from UConn and a nursing student from Pace Univeristy. The physicians on the trip include a pediatrician, oncologist, nephrologist, pulmonologist, critical care physicians and a doctor of pharmacy. Our first day began in...
Medical Mission in Peru - 2018

Medical Mission in Peru – 2018

Our medical mission in Peru began Monday the 25th. Our team has six medical students from stony brook university, three medical students from UConn and a nursing student from Pace Univeristy. The physicians on the trip include a pediatrician, oncologist, nephrologist, pulmonologist, critical care physicians and a doctor of pharmacy. Our first day began in...