Our Target for this Year

To Support Our Projects in 2016, we’re hoping to raise 150k

$10,534.06 Raised Goal: $150,000

Latest Donations

Special thanks to our most recent contributors and supporters

  • mike kinrade


  • Tushar Patel




  • Valerie Warke


  • Valerie Warke


How can you help?

Join us in Aiding Families and Youth in Peru

Founded in 2005, the Pura Vida Foundation (meaning Pure Life in Spanish) is a Registered Charity in Canada, concentrating on some of the most desperate areas of Latin America. The Foundation's mission is to improve the lives of children and youth primarily in Peru through fostering healthy and supportable living.


Project News & Updates

Browse photos, videos and editorial of what we've been working on

Photos and Videos, Pura Vida News

Saint Jerome’s University Visit 2016

17 May , 2016   Gallery

SJU 2016 #21

For the past 7 years the SJU Peru group of students have been coming to Cusco, Peru to visit and learn more about the problems and solutions The Pura Vida Foundation deals with on a daily basis.  Over these years we have grown together and have flourished more and more each trip, and this year…

Photos and Videos, Pura Vida News

Burpees for charity

27 Apr , 2016   Gallery

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The athletes of Power By You are teaming up with the Pura Vida Foundation to fight for women’s rights in Peru and around the world.  The Pura Vida Foundation is based in Peru and has their own shelter that is the home to exploited and severely abused young women. Their hope is to break down…

Photos and Videos, Project Updates, Pura Vida News

A business man’s decision to help.

1 Feb , 2016   Gallery

KVFS post #3

Darril Beninger is an investment funds advisor for Manulife Securities and an insurance sales specialist.  He has been in the business since 1986, and with his wife by his side they were able to build Kootenay Valley Financial Services into a successful and very locally involved business located in the historic town of Nelson, BC….

Photos and Videos, Project Updates, Pura Vida News

A Christmas of Giving

6 Jan , 2016   Gallery

Christmas 2015 webpage #43

This year The Pura Vida Foundation was able to accomplish the biggest Christmas campaign since they started this initiative in 2010.  We were able to make this year so special with the help of Sam Baio and Valhalla Pure in Nelson by kicking starting it off with an amazing donation and from there we received…

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