Our Target for this Year

To Support Our Projects in 2017, we’re hoping to raise 150k

$19,278.06 Raised Goal: $150,000

Latest Donations

Special thanks to our most recent contributors and supporters

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  • Lisa Sawyer


  • Steven Fry


  • Mike Vance


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 Christmas to Remember

28 Dec , 2016   Gallery


This year the Pura Vida Christmas campaign was a huge success, we met new people and the communities they live in.  We were able to raise $2,130 and it consisted of two full days of giving out presents and food.  The first day we traveled to an altitude of almost 15,000 feet above sea level…

Photos and Videos, Project Updates, Pura Vida News

Yoni’s Journey to Canada

13 Dec , 2016   Gallery


Yoni has been living in the Pura Vida Shelter in Peru for almost 6 years.  At 11 years old her mother passed away and because she was living in an alcoholic family environment her and her 8 siblings got separated after the death of her mother.  She was the only one who stayed with her…

Photos and Videos, Pura Vida News

Days for Girls in Cusco, Peru

5 Jul , 2016   Gallery

Christmas 2015 webpage #29

In 2015 The Pura Vida Foundation crossed paths with Days for Girls through mutual friends.  There was an instant connection and understanding between both organizations because they are both focused on helping and empowering young impoverished women who are living in severe poverty.  Days for Girls are working together to provide girls and new mothers…

Photos and Videos, Project Updates, Pura Vida News

Power By You steps up

14 Jun , 2016   Gallery

PBY event final #9

This past weekend June 12th, Power By You held an event Burpees for Charity at their local gym.  This event’s goal was to work out for the young women living at the Pura Vida Shelter in Cusco, Peru.  The idea was to raise awareness to the growing problem in Peru with child prostitution and violence…

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