Our Promise

A Promise to Peru, Inc. provides an annual cataract surgical and medical mission to the remote villages of the Sacred Valley of Peru and other regions in need. Physicians and other health professionals from across the U.S. along with medical, optometry, pharmacology and public health students and undergraduate students volunteer their time towards this effort.
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Blog Post #6 – 2017 Mission

Blog Post #6 – 2017 Mission

June 16 Today we saw patients from 8am to 1pm in the medical clinic, completed post operative cataract checkups, and packed up the clinics by 5pm. Some of our members left for a night in Cusco, while others headed for macchu pichu. Everyone took time to enjoy the beautiful country of Peru through hiking in the mountains or...
Blog Post #4 – 2017 Mission

Blog Post #4 – 2017 Mission

Today (June 14) was busier than the last two days, with at least two confirmed buses of patients coming at some point for the clinics. I worked in the eye clinic again, this time taking histories and translating Spanish or Quechua to English on the medical forms. Luckily I was joined by Mia and Andrea, two...
Blog Post #1 2017 Mission

Blog Post #1 2017 Mission

By Christine Chevalier We traveled from JFK airport in New York all the way to Calca, Peru with a layover in Lima! Our journey began at 7:30pm(EST) on June 9 and we arrived in Calca at 3pm(CST), making a total travel time of 19.5 hours. Our dedicated team came mostly from New York, but also from as diverse places...
Campana Gratuita Oftalmologica

Campana Gratuita Oftalmologica

CATARACT SURGICAL & MEDICAL MISSION JUNE 2015

As stated in our mission statement, A Promise to Peru, Inc. provides an annual cataract surgical and medical mission to the remote villages of the Sacred Valley of Peru and other regions in need.  We are excited to announce our date and location for 2015…  We are traveling to a new region to provide our...

Learn About Our Organization

Founded in 2011, in just four short years, A Promise to Peru has delivered much needed cataract surgery and medical care to almost 7,000 residents of remote Peruvian villages, many of them now with restored vision…some even enjoying normal eyesight for the first time ever.  Whether it is through a site restoring surgery or administering...

Eric Rios-Doria’s Peru Mission Video