The community service and cross-cultural trainings in Chimbote we’ve participated in have been fulfilling in friendship. That’s one of the things we notice about this kind of trip – it’s relational, especially since WGC and the Incarnate Word sisters have had such a long presence here.
Tag: Chimbote Peru
Stephanie Mitchell, a University of Incarnate Word nutrition professor on our immersion trip, is very concerned about water quality and how that can bring health or disease.
On May 23, we visited both a preschool and secondary school in an outlying area known as Nuevo Chimbote.
Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word: Ministries and Missionaries as Testimonies of Community and Compassion
On Sunday, May 21, our group of travelers departed from Cusco to Lima to meet up with Sr. Katty and the other sisters who reside there: Mirella, Yvonne, and Carmelita. The sisters gave us a warm welcome and had dinner laid out for us in anticipation of our arrival.
Now more accustomed to the city of Chimbote, on Thursday May 25th, WGC volunteers split up into three groups to attend to several service projects across the city.
Rain continues to plague the Peruvian population, leaving many without a home or access to basic services including water, electricity, food and medication.
Little lives are being transformed daily at the Promised Land Preschool in Peru. read more…
Selene Mitchell, our Incarnate Word Missionary in Peru, lives Laudato Si by supporting the efforts of the local coalition ‘Chimbote de Pie’. This is a group of wonderful and brave people, who our JPIC Office met during our first community conversation of Laudato Si in Chimbote, Peru.
During the first weeks of January, I had the opportunity to share the spirituality and charism of the Congregation as Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word and the work done by our JPIC Office in Lima, with our lay missionaries in Peru.
Early Childhood programs in Chimbote are community supported with the teacher’s salary supplemented by the state. Because of this, the classroom environments vary greatly.