Our Target for this Year

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

$9,434.06 Raised Goal: $150,000

Latest Donations

Special thanks to our most recent contributors and supporters

  • Tushar Patel


  • Ryan Martin


  • Tushar Patel


  • Angela Checkley


  • Jana Schmitz


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, 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…

Photos and Videos, Project Updates, Pura Vida News

A friendship between schools

16 Dec , 2015   Gallery

Kindergarden CayCai #17

Ever since we touched down in Cusco, Peru we have been working with several communities to see the possibilities for our Christmas campaign 2015.  And before we left Canada the Grade 1 class from Rosemont Elementary School where the daughter of the founders of The Pura Vida Foundation studies, took time out of their day to…

Photos and Videos, Project Updates, Pura Vida News

“The Beginning 2015”

10 Dec , 2015   Gallery

Dec 10, Christmas in Pisac #10

Our Christmas adventure of 2015 has begun.  The Pura Vida Family visited the community of Paru Paru, in Cusco, Peru.  This small but beautiful community has opened its doors to The Pura Vida Family.  And on the 22nd of December we will give 180 Andean children a christmas they won’t forget.  Thanks to the generosity…

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