DB Peru News

One of our hallmark programs is follow-up of patients of concern in the river villages.  Many of our volunteers have been involved with these visits.  At any given time, there are patients in the river villages who have serious chronic illnesses, or acute illness that needs to be followed to assure that they are improving. Baby...

Diana Bowie was interviewed in this report as Devex teamed up with the Toyota Mobility Foundation so local development voices could join the important discussions around mobility.  They conducted 48 in-depth interviews with development professionals working across six developing regions and asked them to reveal mobility challenges and solutions that affect their day-to-day work.  Interviewees had...

The 9th Annual DB Peru Glamourween Masquerade Gala was held at the British Embassy Residence in Lima, Peru.  This successful masquerade evening was one of the most beautiful nights of the year of great food and drinks and plenty of dancing. We want to thank everyone who came out to support this signature fundraising event...

Five 4th Grade Classes at Newton College in La Molina hosted the first Walk-A-Thon in the school’s history, raising S/17,968.7 (approximately $5,528.83) to support DB Perú’s work with isolated communities in the Lower Napo River region of Loreto. [edgtf_blockquote text="We are all sending a million Thank Yous to these amazing students and their equally amazing teachers,...

Our September class of obstetrics (nurse midwives) and physicians were trained on colposcopy and cryotherapy treatment for cervical cancer. The class was taught by Dr. Drew Moffrey and Dr. Geordan Shannon in Mazan and was approved by the Minister of Health in Iquitos so all professionals received proper credit for the course. [edgtf_blockquote text="How amazing to...