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rural women sitting on benches in San Isidro

You can help Maria and her family get through this pandemic

  • May 13, 2021

Maria Saclupe has a dream: to raise chickens to help feed her family and increase their earnings. Continue Reading

women and children stand in front of wall covered in bright coloured handprints

Solidarity Trip Reunion renews old ties

  • April 21, 2021

“In Peru, when somebody visits you in your home . . . it means they value you.” That was the sentiment expressed by one of our partners during Heart-Links’ recent and first-ever Solidarity Trip Reunion. Last Saturday, alumni of... Continue Reading

Men against violence against women

Working with men to end violence against women

  • April 8, 2021

Heart-Links was delighted to be invited by Correo Canadiense to talk about the Men for Gender Equality project run by our partner Centro Santa Angela. Continue Reading

silhouette of a parade by rural Andean people

Celebrate 50 years of Rural Libraries!

  • March 30, 2021

Tomorrow is the 50th anniversary of the Rural Libraries Network of Cajamarca. Continue Reading

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Join us for Women in the Lead, a fireside chat featuring our partner and friend Erla Hoyos

  • March 2, 2021

This Friday morning, Erla Hoyos Zuloeta will join women from Malawi, Haiti and Canada to speak about the impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on women and girls and what a feminist recovery would look like. Continue Reading

people with spades and plants stand in front of walls that says rescuing our street

Ready for what comes next—thanks to you

  • February 23, 2021

At Heart-Links we are ready to support our partner organizations in Peru as they design flexible, responsive programs to help the people most in need in their communities through this next phase of the pandemic. Continue Reading

illustration of Peruvians marching for democracy with Centro Santa Angela office in the background

Leadership in Action in Peru

  • February 11, 2021

Our podcast episode of Ontario Council for International Cooperation’s Tapestry 2030 is now LIVE. You can listen right here. Continue Reading

rural community in masks receive grains

Achieving food security amid a pandemic

  • February 10, 2021

The pandemic is far from over, but the people of San Isidro have not given up on their dream to build a resilient, sustainable, healthy community. Continue Reading

A group of Peruvians wave and smile outside a school.

It’s International Development Week!

  • February 7, 2021

To celebrate, Heart-Links is taking part in a host of #IDW2021 activities, and starting today, you can, too! Continue Reading

boys and girls dancing

Spreading joy in Cajamarca

  • February 3, 2021

Among the joys of working with our partner organizations in northern Peru are the many things our partners share with us: their experiences, their wisdom, their dreams, their warmth, their trust. Continue Reading