Our Target for this Year
To Support Our Projects in 2015, we’re hoping to raise 150k
Special thanks to our most recent contributors and supporters
Ranging from community outreach to building housing and shelter for youth at risk, learn more about Pura Vida's current projects in Peru.
We're a unique team of individuals dedicated to supporting the communities of the Andes, learn more about our philosophy and approach
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.
In Septemer 2014, Nathan Beninger from the Pura Vida Foundation was privileged to have the chance to do a talk for the TEDx community. The talk was about the work and dedication of the Pura Vida Foundation’s commitment to bring social change to the country of Peru. It goes over many different topics from the…
In October 2014, The Pura Vida Foundation was invited to St. Jerome’s University to do a series of talks and a fundraiser. It was so special to see a community of amazing students dedicated in social change. Since 2009 The Pura Vida Foundation and St. Jerome’s University have had an incredible partnership. They help us…
In 2012 The Pura Vida Foundation teamed up with the St. Jerome’s University to give a young boy and his family a gift of a lifetime. We gave him the ability to live a normal life by lifting a tremendous burden off his shoulders, the ability to walk. In 2012 we were able to give…
In 2012 we were able to give Ricardo and his family the good news that we found a group of students from St. Jerome’s University in Waterloo, Canada to provide him with a new prosthetic leg every two years. Because this young boy and his family live in extreme poverty it was almost impossible for them…