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Zenon Colque: Building a community of success stories & sharing “the real Peru”

Zenon Colque: Building a community of success stories & sharing “the real Peru”

Zenon Colque: Building a community of success stories & sharing “the real Peru” Since it first began building homes in 2009 in the dry, highland area of La Florida, The Fuller Center for Housing of Peru has been a favorite of Fuller Center Global Builders teams. Volunteers have fallen in love with the country, its […]

Desperate family persists through problems, pandemic to get new home in La Florida, Peru

Desperate family persists through problems, pandemic to get new home in La Florida, Peru

Desperate family persists through problems, pandemic to get new home in La Florida, Peru Yuddy and Wilfredo Portillo left the crowded streets and expensive rents of Lima, Peru with their two sons — 4-year-old Bryan and baby Bastian — for the community of La Florida, where they had a little piece of land and a […]

Huge Global Builders team bound for Peru has 65 volunteers from Mennonite church in Canada

Huge Global Builders team bound for Peru has 65 volunteers from Mennonite church in Canada

(Photo: Countryside Mennonite Church — located near Waterloo, Ontario, Canada — sent 68 volunteers to work in Nicaragua in February 2014, a trip that put the Fuller Center Global Builders program over the 2,000-volunteer mark. On Feb. 15, a 65-volunteer team will leave on a Global Builders trip to work with us in La Florida, […]

VIDEO & SLIDESHOW: 100th Fuller Center home in La Florida, Peru

VIDEO & SLIDESHOW: 100th Fuller Center home in La Florida, Peru

Fuller Center Bicycle Adventure coordinator Connor Ciment’s years of service with The Fuller Center for Housing are drawing to a close, but he’s going out with a bang. Today, he sat down with Fuller Center President David Snell to talk about his most recent adventure — not on a bicycle but on a Fuller Center […]

Real estate company supports Fuller Center ministry with “Buy a Home, Build a Home” initiative

Real estate company supports Fuller Center ministry with “Buy a Home, Build a Home” initiative

South Carolina-based Jeff Cook Real Estate has found a great way to do good deeds as they do good business. Having started a Jeff Cook Cares — One Percent for Good program in 2016, the company is now partnering with The Fuller Center for Housing with its Buy a Home/Give a Home campaign. Each time […]