Our Target for this Year

To Support Our Projects in 2020, we’re hoping to raise 30k

$0 Raised Goal: $30,000

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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

Our Team in Peru

8 Nov , 2017   Gallery

Cody & Danitza Residential Managers of the Pura Vida Shelter As residential managers of the Cusco shelter they administer the day to day operations and live at the shelter.  They are passionate about the privilege to work with the young women of Pura Vida as role models, mentors and surrogate parents.  Working with Pura Vida…

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

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…

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