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Sustainability Comes from the Community:
the example of San Isidro, Peru

  • June 9, 2022

Heart-Links’ episode of Tapestry 2030 Season 2 is now LIVE! This season of the Ontario Council for International Cooperation‘s podcast and illustration series is focused on localization, an approach to development that prioritizes ideas and solutions that are community... Continue Reading

AGM Highlights: Our Projects in Peru

  • June 7, 2022

At our AGM last month, we celebrated the achievements our partners made in 2021 with your support in the areas of education, health and wellness, gender equity, environment and leadership. Continue Reading

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Celebrate with Us at Our AGM!

  • April 28, 2022

Don't miss this event with our special guests from Peru, Delicia Romero and Cecilia Odar. Continue Reading

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María’s dream is coming true

  • November 22, 2021

Last May, we asked our supporters to help María Saclupe reach her dream of expanding her chicken business—and our donors responded! Continue Reading

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Heart-Links’ project getting national attention in Peru!

  • October 27, 2021

Last week, Erla Hoyos, of Centro Santa Angela, was invited by Peru’s Ministry of Education to speak on their Facebook Live channel about the Centre and its programs and, in particular, about the Leadership School funded by Hear-Links donors.... Continue Reading

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Rob’s Run for Heart-Links: help cheer him on!

  • October 14, 2021

On October 1, Rob Crate began a month-long run to raise money for Heart-Links. Rob volunteers on Heart-Links’ Fund Development Committee, but he wanted to see what else he could do to increase support for the communities we work... Continue Reading

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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

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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

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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

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Celebrate 50 years of Rural Libraries!

  • March 30, 2021

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