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#PrayForPeru: Come together to help the victims

Ana Gamero

The hashtag has helped raise awareness and support for Peru during this tragic time. Donation centers are also now available, find out how you can help.

#PrayForPeru: Come together to help the victims

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Since March 15, the hashtag #PrayForPeru has been a trending topic in social media, more than 40 thousand messages supporting Peru include this hashtag.

According to INDECI, the Peruvian National Defense Institute, natural disasters have left 43 dead and 72 injured. It has also affected more than 546,000 people and destroyed more than 6,500 homes, 27 schools and health centers.

To help the cause, the Presidency of the Council of Ministers (PCM), INDECI and the Peruvian Institute of Sports (IPD) are promoting a Flood Recovery Campaign “Peru Unido” (Peru United).

Best items to donate to shelters:

Non-perishable food items
Oral rehydration solutions
Medicines: Bismutol, cold & flu pills
Inflatable mattresses
Diapers
Insect repellents
Antibacterial gel
Water
Sunscreen

Where are the donations centers located?

CALLAO
Los Ferroles
Contact number: 937 – 555 – 292
Mail: prensa@produce.gob.pe

By the Jugete Pendiente and OLI Fundation centers

LIMASAN ISIDRO
Address: Los Álamos 595, San Isidro. By the 10th block of the Choquehuaca Avenue.
Opening times: Monday to Friday from 9:00 a.m. a 7:00 p.m.
Representative: Fundación OLI.

Address: Villa Deportiva Nacional (Videna) – Door 1.
Av. Aviación s/n (Interseccion of Aviación Av and Av. Del Aire).
Opening times: Monday to Friday from 08:00 a.m. a 5:00 p.m., Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 a.m. to 03:00 p.m.

Adress: Coliseo Eduardo Dibós – Puerta 2.
By the corner of Av. Aviación and Av. Angamos. San Borja.
Opening times: Monday to Friday from 08:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 a.m. to 03:00 p.m.

LA MOLINA
Address: Michigan 620 Rinconada del Lago, La Molina.
Opening times: Monday to Friday from 9:00 am a 3:00 pm.
Representative: Milagros Ferrari.

SURCO
Address: La República Avenue 110, Surco.
Opening times: Monday to Friday from 9:00 am a 7:00 pm.
Representative: Asociación Casa Ronald McDonald

MIRAFLORES
Address: Coronel Inclán Street 466, Apartment 501, Miraflores.
Opening times: Monday to Friday from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm.
Representative: Cristina Espinoza.

Peru’s Northern Area:

PIURA
Address: Club de Leones Ignacio Merino Muñoz – Piura. Urb. La Albolrada MzF Lt13,
Opening times: 24 hours.
Address: Sede Piura Tv Online. Calle Junín 487, Piura.
Horario: 24 hours.

CHICLAYO
Address: Francisco Cabrera 662, Chiclayo.
Opening times: Monday to Friday from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm.
Representative: Walter Yaipén Uceda.

TRUJILLO
Address: Urb. Las Palmeras del Golf II Etapa MzB Lote 6, Trujillo.
Opening times: Monday to Friday from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm.
Representative: Maricarmen Vásquez.

DONATIONS THROUGH BANK TRANSACTIONS

Account Number in soles BCP: 193-2283633-0-98 / CCI: 002 193 002283633098 19 / RUC: 20600663187 / Name of the account: Asociación Civil Donante Pendiente con After the transaction is best to send a copy of the receipt by email to: vanessavasquez@juguetependiente.org

Get involved to help Peru overcome this difficult moment!

Woman fighting to survive mudslide(Video: Youtube/ Reuters en español)

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