Our Current ~ Pura Vida Shelter

Our Current Shelter

The Pura Vida Foundation provide’s safe housing and life skill training for young women in Peru.  The facility provides these girls with necessary life skills which foster confidence to thrive independently.  The foundation was created as a response to inequality, abuse, and poverty experienced by these young women in their home country.

The Pura Vida Shelter helps with…

This approach to empowerment is key to developing self-sufficiency within these young women.  Our focus is on each girl’s individual needs, both immediate and long term.  Through the foundation, we are able to provide each girl with safe housing, rehabilitation, personal development, community involvement, leisure activities, and most important a safe, family environment.



Working with Local Communities

  • Providing rehabilitation for families.
  • Giving families the tools to raise their children in a healthy manner.
  • Educating the children and their families.
  • Working with the children and their families on mental and fiscal health.

A vital shelter in the community providing, health aid, education and recovery

Project Updates

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Our Team in Peru

  • On: November 8, 2017
  • By: Nathan Beninger

Cody & Danitza Residential Managers of the Pura Vida Shelter As re ...

Yoni’s Journey to Canada

  • On: December 13, 2016
  • By: Nathan Beninger

Yoni has been living in the Pura Vida Shelter in Peru for almost 6 yea ...

The Two Dollar Campaign

  • On: November 30, 2015
  • By: Nathan Beninger

This December we are kicking off the holiday season with a very simple ...

Pura Vida and 8.1.2 teaming up

  • On: November 16, 2015
  • By: Nathan Beninger

  Nathan Beninger a representative of The Pura Vida Foundation ma ...

The Burns Family Paying it Forward

  • On: November 10, 2015
  • By: Nathan Beninger

In 2013, the Pura Vida Foundation opened their doors to two volunteers ...

From the Bottom of our Hearts We Thank You

  • On: April 6, 2015
  • By: Nathan Beninger

For the past 10 years The Pura Vida Foundation has been able to comple ...

Our Trip to Manchu Picchu

  • On: April 6, 2015
  • By: Nathan Beninger

In the spring of 2014 The Pura Vida Shelter was able to take all the k ...

The Smiles of the Pura Vida Shelter

  • On: April 6, 2015
  • By: Nathan Beninger

When the Pura Vida Foundation first arrived in Peru, our hopes were to ...

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