Working with local leaders, DB Peru works to improve access to healthcare and education in the most remote villages along the lower Napo River in the Peruvian Amazon.
In response to the concerns about young and middle-aged women dying from symptoms of cervical cancer, we began our Women’s Project in 2011. Since that time, our program has progressed through the years with education, va...Read more
The Gender-Based Violence project began in November 2017 in meetings with 80 leaders from 18 communities in the lower Napo River. With a grant from the World Bank, DB Peru and the University College of London have embarked o...Read more
This exciting project is underway to build medicine huts in jungle villages in order to have supplies of medicines where there are no pharmacies. The sponsor of this project is Altro, a company in England that will test thei...Read more
Come join us to help provide health care and education in the jungle villages, and share your time, talents, and expertise. Both medical volunteers and those who just want to lend a hand are welcome. Spanish is preferabl...Read more
In 2022, we began community education to increase awareness of this world-wide problem. There are many reasons for concern: the communities in the jungle are in isolation and there is a lack of awareness; there is poor c...Read more
In our medical clinics in 2022, we were able to offer the women and girls non-disposal menstrual kits as a gift. These kits were the courtesy of Karen Johnson, For Our Sisters Project, and Days for Girls. The kits were h...Read more
Come see our work up close. Here’s a preview of our film on women’s health and gender-based violence from Global Scream Productions.
4 Ways You
Join us for a life-changing journey to the Peruvian Amazon. Share your talents and expertise to improve access to healthcare and education for the people in the villages of the jungle. Experience the unique culture and daily life while making a difference in the lives of those who reside by the banks of the Lower Napo River.