in 2007, FOTOCAN committed to carry out certain construction projects on the land purchased by its affiliated organization, NPH Peru, for a permanent home
The home is located outside the town of San Vincente de Canete, two hours south of Lima.
FOTOCAN also pays for some of the day-to-day expenses of this home in order to supplement its operating deficit.
our first group of volunteers travelled to the Peru home in 2008 to build facilities for future volunteer groups including bathrooms and showers adjacent to the existing farmhouse on the property.
each winter since 2009, groups of FOTOCAN volunteers have raised funds for and travelled to Peru to assist with construction of various buildings at the home.
as of March 2015, in part as a result of FOTOCAN's projects, there are seven children's homes (with the 8th under construction), a home for the National Director, a long term volunteer home, an industrial kitchen and dining hall as well as a baby house located on the site.
each year our volunteers have taken on smaller projects to enhance the buildings or the grounds of the home. These have included building a playground, sandbox, soccer field and sun shelters along with woodworking projects, painting and landscaping.
The Home in Peru - Casa Santa Rosa
Peru opened on December 10, 2004 with the arrival of two children marking the birth of NPH International’s eighth home
the house accommodates children of all ages, from newborns to young adults.