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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Gear up for SouCycle with A Promise to Peru

Gear up for SouCycle with A Promise to Peru

Join us at SoulCycle’s SoHo studio to raise funds for our upcoming medical and surgical mission trips! 2019 missions include Peru, Ecuador and South Dakota! A ticket will get you a bike in a 45 minute SoulCycle class, rental spin shoes, and water! Register here!! The proceeds will go to A Promise to Peru, Inc. Our...
And the winner is...!!!

And the winner is…!!!

With the help of Ken Roberts and Frances Alvarado Ng and board member Joseph Ng MD, we drew the winner of our Caribbean raffle! It is our new friend Kathleen C. of St Augustine Florida. Congratulations Kathleen and many thanks to all of you who participated and donated to our organization! Happy Valentine’s Day!  ...
Win a trip to Antiqua!

Win a trip to Antiqua!

Bike With Us -  2019 TD Five Boro Bike Tour

Bike With Us – 2019 TD Five Boro Bike Tour

A Promise to Peru registered a team for the 2019 TD Five Boro Bike Tour. We would love for you to register for the event and join our team as a fundraiser event! You can ask Friends and Family to donate to our GoFundMe page. Registration is filling fast so register as soon as you...
MISSION SCHEDULE 2019

MISSION SCHEDULE 2019

A Promise to Peru, Inc. is excited to plan another year of mission trips and we would love to have you join us once again! MISSION SCHEDULE 2019 Eye Care Mission to Rosebud Indian Reservation, South Dakota working with the nonprofit organization Artist for World Peace June 1-9 Volunteers needed: Ophthalmolgists Optometrists Certified Ophthalmic Technicians Eye Care and...
Drs. Philip and Richard Messina Endowed Fund for Excellence in Global Initiatives Award Breakfast

Drs. Philip and Richard Messina Endowed Fund for Excellence in Global Initiatives Award Breakfast

The Messina Family established the Drs. Philip and Richard Messina Endowed Fund for Excellence in Global Initiatives Annual Award in 2014 to encourage participation in international medical and cataract surgical missions for Stony Brook medical students and Stony Brook ophthalmology residents with the nonprofit organization A Promise to Peru, Inc. as a way to commemorate the lives...

Many Hands Make Sight Work

Written by Darren Triller Through the miracle of social media and the caring and collaboration of at least 4 global non-profits (including A Promise to Peru) and a medical device company, a teenaged boy in Nicaragua was able to undergo sight-saving surgery last month to address congenital glaucoma in his remaining eye. The case was initially...

Give a meaningful gift this holiday season!

A Promise to Peru has over 100 ways you can gift family and friends with something that takes up no space, has no calories and never gets returned! Purchase any gift from the list by clicking on the link below. In the notes field, write which gift you’re purchasing. Print out the below card  (or download it...
Thank You jetBlue!

Thank You jetBlue!

Last month, for our surgical eye mission to Ecuador, jetBlue graciously flew 700 pounds of surgical supplies for us, free of charge. Thanks to their support, our organization saved over $1,000 in luggage fees. Thank you jetBlue! JetBlue’s mission is to inspire humanity – both in the air and on the ground. We are committed to giving back in...
2018 Top-Rated Nonprofits

2018 Top-Rated Nonprofits

Our community has selected our organization as one of the 2018 Top-Rated Nonprofits using GreatNonprofits - an award based on outstanding online Reviews.  A Promise to Peru, Inc. has earned a spot on the 2018 Top Rated List! Thank you for your continue support!  
Third Mission of 2018:  CATARACT SURGICAL MISSION IN MEMORY OF MARJORIE T. SABLOW September 22-30, 2018

Third Mission of 2018: CATARACT SURGICAL MISSION IN MEMORY OF MARJORIE T. SABLOW September 22-30, 2018

Barbara and Brian Shore funded the operating costs of the eye surgical mission, in memory of Barbara’s mother, Marjorie T Sablow. Through their generosity they enabled us to perform sight-restoring surgeries and truly make a difference in the lives of so many people. Our team transported eye surgical supplies worth more than $160,000 as the result...
Day 6 - Our last day at the clinic in Riobamba

Day 6 – Our last day at the clinic in Riobamba

Written by Shuhan Wang, MS4  This is a hard post to write because today is our last day at the clinic in Riobamba. Over the span of this week, our team completed over 600 appointments at the ophthalmologic office, performed cataract removals and other sight restoring surgeries for approximately 85 patients (ranging from 3 years old...