Our Promise

"Pledging to deliver healthcare and restore vision." A Promise to Peru, Inc. is committed to providing quality, compassionate care for those whose geographical and/or social status limit their access to medical care. A dedicated group of physicians and other health professionals from across the U.S.A., along with allied healthcare students volunteer their time to provide medical care, eye care and eye surgery in designated regions of North America and South America.
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Art Showcase - Fundraiser

Art Showcase – Fundraiser

Sabores Restaurant & Bar – Friday May 18th, 2012 \ 6-10pm – 392 Woodward Ave. Ridgewood NY  - An Art Showcase Featuring the Works of: The Children of the Sacred Valley & Photographer, Susanne Rieth

Eye Glass Collection Drive

We’re collecting gently used eye glasses – over the counter reading glasses, children size distance glasses and non prescription sunglasses (no bifocals or progressives).  The eyeglasses will be brought to Peru this June and July. The glasses will be distributed to children and adults in need of vision correction.  Please contact us if you have...
The Tumi

The Tumi

An interesting read about the Tumi. “I was used to seeing the Tumi in all types of Peruvian handicrafts: wall ornaments, copper artefacts, wall hangings, carpets and jewellery. I knew the Tumi shape well, but It had never occurred to me to think that it was a knife, or what it was originally used for....
First fundraiser - a total success.

First fundraiser – a total success.

Many thanks to the students, faculty and friends who pitched in at our November 3rd Fundraiser. We almost sold out of all handcrafted Peruvian items!
A Clearer Vision

A Clearer Vision

This piece has been published in Teen Ink's monthly print magazine. By Vibhuti K., Solon, OH He probably had only four teeth left, all of which were exposed in a grin as wide as the Amazon. His sun-darkened skin was rough from the dry climate, his matted hair was streaked with age, and his eyes were alight...
Welcome!

Welcome!

The School of Medicine at Stony Brook University has established an annual mission to the Sacred Valley of Peru and Cuzco in an effort to provide the people in this area with health care and public health. The mission is four to six weeks in June and July and involves medical students, volunteer attendings, physicians,...