Monthly Archives: December 2012

2012

December 30th, 2012 (No Comments)

What an amazing year 2012 has been for Hope and Song to Freedom!  Earlier in the year our friends Isabelle and Sarah went over to Peru and through them and other people, many new friendships have been formed and new supporters have come on board – in Bristol, Wales and Scotland!  We have been very […]

Children’s event

December 24th, 2012 (No Comments)

Over 45 children enjoyed hot chocolate, Christmas cake and goodies at the Happy Hearts celebrations yesterday.  Today Miriam and Dinger are taking them to a show put on by the church and then this evening they will be opening up their home to some people from the neighbourhood who would otherwise have Christmas alone.  As […]

Christmas celebrations

December 22nd, 2012 (No Comments)

Miriam had a great time with our ladies in prison and came away encouraged.  That part of the Christmas celebrations is over.  Now it’s the children’s turn with their party this afternoon (see previous post).  Then they will have time for their own family celebrations, this year of course minus the girls, as they celebrate […]

Hot chocolate in hot weather!

December 19th, 2012 (No Comments)

Children who attend the Happy Hearts club are in for a treat on Saturday….it is tradition in Peru to serve hot chocolate and Christmas cake during the festive season.  This may seem strange when you consider the temperature in Lima this week has been 28 degrees!  Nevertheless that is what they do and in the […]

One day

December 17th, 2012 (No Comments)

Children in prison

December 7th, 2012 (No Comments)

There are children in the prison until the age of 4, when they are removed and placed with relatives or in a state orphanage.  When possible, we like to show God’s love to these little ones and their Mums by helping them in practical ways, such as providing nappies for them.  Packs of nappies are […]

International Day of People with Disabilities

December 3rd, 2012 (No Comments)

Apparently today is the international day of people with disabilities – many of us know people who are affected in different ways, whether mentally or physically.  In Peru there is very little done for people who struggle with day-to-day life because of physical limitations.  This is one area where there is great need and the […]