Photos and Videos, Project Updates

The Faces of Human Trafficking

4 Apr , 2015   Gallery

When the Pura Vida Foundation traveled to Peru for the first time in 2006.  Our hopes were to document and photograph the indigenous people of Cusco.  But we were introduced to a shelter for exploited and abused young girls.  And from that first day getting to know the kids living in that shelter we knew…

Photos and Videos, Project Updates

The Andean Children of Peru

3 Apr , 2015   Gallery

Ever since the Pura Vida Foundation touched down in Peru, we have been increasingly aware of abuse and trafficking of young girls that is occurring in these severely impoverished communities.  Since 2009 the foundation has been working extensively with some of these Andean Communities.  This work consists of us talking with community leaders to learn…

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