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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 […]

Global Home Challenge: Courtney Fields

Global Home Challenge: Courtney Fields

GLOBAL HOME CHALLENGE Courtney Fields HAMPTON,GEORGIA Courtney first got involved with The Fuller Center in college when her church group in Columbus, Georgia, went on a Global Builders trip to Peru in 2017. In 2018, she was an intern on the Fuller Center Bike Adventure and is now the Adventure’s coordinator. Join the Global Home […]

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, […]

The more you give, the more you gain … as this powerful new short video hammers home

The more you give, the more you gain … as this powerful new short video hammers home

Dalton, Ohio’s Ryan Pierce recently joined a Fuller Center Global Builders trip to Peru, where he helped volunteers build with a family in the thriving community of La Florida. It was an experience that changed his life, and he has used his talents to produce a video encouraging others to give of themselves and have […]

Legacy Build gets boost from volunteers near and far — some from very far

Legacy Build gets boost from volunteers near and far — some from very far

(Photo: Legacy Build volunteers Zenon Colque of Lima, Peru, and Monica Cardenas of Bogota, Colombia) BEAUREGARD, Ala. — When total volunteer hours are tallied after the conclusion of the 2019 Millard Fuller Legacy Build, that number is expected to set a record for volunteer hours at a single Fuller Center event — by a long […]

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 […]