An update in photos: SIA’s work in Pacifico de Villa (Lima, Peru)

PARQUE JOVENES EN ACCION (YOUTH IN ACTION PARK)

In December, the Rotary Club of Lima Sunrise joined the Central Executive from Pacifico de Villa and SIA to install a new playground toy. The park was initially developed with the support of SIA volunteers and children and youth, who participated in a leadership program during August (Youth in Action).
In December, the Rotary Club of Lima Sunrise joined the Central Executive from Pacifico de Villa and SIA to install a new jungle gym. The park was initially developed with the support of SIA volunteers and children and youth, who participated in a leadership program during August 2012 (Youth in Action).
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Members of the Rotary Club of Lima Sunrise and community residents make final adjustments to the new jungle gym. (Pacifico de Villa – December 2012)

NAVIDAD EN PACIFICO DE VILLA 2012 (CHRISTMAS IN PACIFICO DE VILLA)

“De esta forma se concluyó de manera satisfactoria la navidad en pacifico de villa, donde se puede rescatar que el esfuerzo mancomunado entre gente que quiere ayudar y solidarizarse con su prójimo llega a ser un éxito por la alegría de los niños y la satisfacción de los adultos por ayudar y establecer vínculos de solidaridad que el propósito de SIA PERU.” – Javier Bazan (SIA Regional Manager-Peru)

“Christmas in Pacifico de Villa reinforced the strength between people that want to help to build solidarity with their fellow man; helping to create joy and satisfaction for the children and helping to establish links of solidarity, for the adults, which is the proposition of Solidarity in Action in Peru.” – Javier Bazan (SIA Regional Manager-Peru)

Volunteers from a local Rotaract Club, students from Cristo Rey School, and the SIA Peru volunteers, celebrate Christmas alongside the residents in Pacifio de Villa. An estimated 230 children participated in the celebration.
Volunteers from a local Rotaract Club, students from Cristo Rey School, and the SIA Peru volunteers, celebrate Christmas alongside the residents in Pacifio de Villa. An estimated 230 children participated in the celebration.

PROYECTO JÓVENES EN ACCION (YOUTH IN ACTION)

The Youth in Action program was developed to provide an environment that allowed children from Pacifico de Villa to interact with children their own age, and to explore their skills. The program took place on Saturday and Sunday from September to December. The children participated in activities in theatre, singing and other workshops.

The Youth in Action program was developed based on the need to provide an environment, which allowed the children to share with other children their own age, and to explore their skills. The program took place on Saturday and Sunday from September to December, and children engaged in theatre, singing and other workshops. The project concluded with the children performing a song, during the Christmas celebration.
The participants performed songs during the Christmas celebration in Pacifico de Villa.

PROYECTO GRUPO DE TEJIDO (THE SEWING INITIATIVE)

The Sewing Initiative began in July 2012, when one woman from Pacifico de Villa, began teaching other women from the community how to sew. The group has grown and consists of women from different backgrounds. The women meet every week to practice sewing.

The sewing and weaving initiative began in July 2012, when one woman from Pacifico de Villa, wanted to teach the other women how to sew. The group has since grown and it now consists of women from different backgrounds, who built friendships. The program helps relieve the daily rigours of life.
The program helps relieve the daily rigours of life and helps the ladies to build relationships.
Having established a strong and united group, the women are looking to progress to the next stage; to make the workshop a avenue that will allow the women to generate income and to introduce their product to the market.
Having established a strong and united group, the women are looking to generate income and to introduce their product to the market.
One of the ladies stands proudly with her newly completed work.
One of the ladies stands proudly with her newly completed sweater.

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