No blog for this trip. Most photos are of construction for bathroom in temporary quarters, as well as installation of windows. Other business was accomplished on this short business trip to Peru but the above photos just show the additional construction steps in adding plumbing to our temporary quarters. Last photo shows architectural drawing of pending construction to break ground for next year. This 'casita', actually erected earlier in 2011, now with all the plumbing and sewer for it, was only intended for temporary use, during planned construction. However we discovered later (early 2013) that we needed to dismantle it and rebuilt it in a better location as construction actually got underway.
An early trip to the missionary planned property by Lily Silverthorn, LAMA founder, together with Pastor Olga Goldine and Margaret Lozine.
Attached are various pictures regarding the earthquake that occured on August 15th of 2007 that caused so much destruction. Also, there is a lso a USGS video on the right, discussing this earthquake.
Although it has been almost 8 years since this terrible quake, and much has been done with repairs, especially in the more urban areas, the outlying areas still have so much visible damage and need. Our purpose here is to continue to bring focus on the rebuilding of this area of Peru.
This is what drove our building the mission in the San Juan Bautista district just north of the city of Ica. Your feedback and comments are encouraged. Any donations to this charity will directly go to the mission and it's operation. All staffing and travel by the missionaries working in this facility is covered by themselves. All donations will benefit the people directly and is 100% tax deductible to US tax payers.
Our efforts are to continue the outreach, assistance to the people of this immediate and surrounding village area, all low income families that seek what we all do in life, a chance to succeed and have a good life.
[If I can find the actual photographer's or source name for each of the photos below, I will include it. If any of these are your works, please drop me a note (info@LAMAministry.org) and I will credit you or remove if you wish.]