What does ELIM do?
The foundation ELIM is a Christian center
which is dedicated to give love, food, housing, education and
attendance to children and adolescents in abandonment, these
children are rescued generally off the street or from homes
where they are not wanted, and where they lack all the
conditions that children require to be happy and to be able to
live a normal life.
The foundation has 2 premises.
a) Center for
These premises are exclusively for children,
at present there are 6 small children between 2 and 10 years old
that live in the center home ELIM. They are taken care of by two
surrogate parents in addition to the other personnel of the
center. The children that are 6 years or older attend school in
the mornings and in the afternoons they do their homework and
play with the other children and personnel of the center, also
there is a medical aid if they don’t feel well.
Location: Urb. Ttio - Passage
marshal Gamarra Nro A1-28
b) Meals for children
This center is destined to provide food to
children between the ages of 4 and 14 that do not have food in
their own homes, they also receive schooling according to there
age; mathematics, languages, art, etc. Also they have
recreational activities. They count on the collaboration
of a professor and a social worker in addition to the
collaboration of people of good will who wish to help them. They
will be compensated with a smile of deep gratitude.
At present time the Meal for children cares
for around 30 children per day,
The foundation also has a refuge house for
adolescents and young people on the street, to aid and give them
a place to sleep.
What can you to do help as a volunteer?
The children need much aid, the volunteers
can choose the functions they prefer or for which they are more
suited for, or in accordance with the director of the center.
For example you can help the children with
their learning; Teach them English, mathematical tasks, art,
etc., or if you prefer you can help with the care of the
youngest ones, or simply play with them, because they are
children and need a lot of love which they don’t receive much
Schedule of voluntary Work
Preferably between the 15:00 and the 17:00
Things that the young ones need most of and
which you can collaborate with are:
Non perishables Foods - Clothes - Toys -
Books - Useful student DONATIONS.
All the economic aid which you wish to give
for the children will be of great use, you can either give it to
the children directly of give it to the director of the centre.
The children will thank you deeply for your aid.
We also offer you many another voluntary opportunities.
We do not ask for any money for this service, but you are
completely free to give any donation you want directly to the
organization. You can also bring toys, food, or anything else
the organization might suggest.
We are sure that you will be very pleased when you see the
smiles and happiness you bring to the people with your gifts.
Peru is a beautiful country, but with many economical and social
problems, for this, there are many people that need help. If you
decide to help them you can be sure that they will appreciate it
Orphans, insane asylums, schools, clinics, centers for
physically and mentally disabled people, retirement homes… etc.
Please if you have
an specific interest in a kind of job, write us and we will help
you to find that you are looking for.
Mariscal Gamarra 2 - D Cuzco - Peru