Ancient Peru was the seat of several prominent Andean civilizations, most notably that of the Incas whose empire was captured by the Spanish conquistadors in 1533. Peruvian independence was declared in 1821, and remaining Spanish forces defeated in 1824. After a dozen years of military rule, Peru returned to democratic leadership in 1980, but experienced economic problems and the growth of a violent insurgency. President Alberto FUJIMORI's election in 1990 ushered in a decade that saw a dramatic turnaround in the economy and significant progress in curtailing guerrilla activity. Nevertheless, the president's increasing reliance on authoritarian measures and an economic slump in the late 1990s generated mounting dissatisfaction with his regime, which led to his ouster in 2000. A caretaker government oversaw new elections in the spring of 2001, which ushered in Alejandro TOLEDO Manrique as the new head of government - Peru's first democratically elected president of Native American ethnicity. The presidential election of 2006 saw the return of Alan GARCIA Perez who, after a disappointing presidential term from 1985 to 1990, has overseen a robust macroeconomic performance.
Western South America, bordering the South Pacific Ocean, between Chile and Ecuador
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Mr. Hector R. Barron
We provide not only a hygienic environment, balanced & nutritious food, clothing, and shelter but also education with love and affection, and above all morals, basic family values and culture. We are working to help needy people all over the world.To find your local office of Solidary and the programs we are development you are invited to visit us.
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Solidary helps the children of Yanacoto
In order to take the first aid to the families of Yanacoto, a delegation of our Foundation, headed by Mrs. Katty Chehade, traveled to Lima. The aid was made feel. Here they are some photos that show to the faces of the children and their mothers.
It is spoken much of the misery in Peru. The testimonies abound, but no aid is sufficient when it is to take care of as much poverty. Thousands of Peruvian Children are not only victims of the terrorism that lives Peru, but that in addition suffers in own meat, day to day, the Earth wearing down, the deadly punishments of the nature, the critical poverty that consumes to Peru.
Fehaciente sample of it is the thousands of Peruvian children who live in Yanacoto , small town of poor people, located to less than 50 km to the south this of Lima, the Capital of Peru.
For them we are planning a school, dining room and medical attention, that can as much offer aid to these food children, scholastic equipment and medicines.
This it is our project to take care of a1 75 children of Yanacoto, in his first stage.
Solidary has sent one first aid to the families of Yanacoto.
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