Nurturing Hope through the Creative Arts

Alternative 2020: A creative arts campaign to nurture hope in children and adolescents The COVID-19 pandemic has brought harmful consequences to the global population. Notably, the widely felt public health, economic and mental health crises affect vulnerable populations in even more acute ways. Peru’s children and adolescents have been forced to adapt to a new […]

Making a difference — “Blessed to be a Blessing” Campaign

SUMMARY OF ACTIONS IN RESPONSE TO THE COVID-19 EMERGENCY March – September 2020 By Field Director Anna Monteviller   Despite the restrictions and limits of the pandemic, Palabra Hecha Hombre (Word Made Flesh Peru) was faithful to the integral praxis of the mission and to the vision and mission by designing, coordinating, and sustaining a […]

Blessed to be a Blessing- Extended Lockdown

By Anna Monteviller WMF Peru Field Director On Sunday, May 24, the Peruvian government extended the mandatory social isolation order until June 31st.  This means that ALL movement in ALL public spaces will be restricted for at least another month.  I am not fundamentally questioning whether this is necessary, rather to give witness to how […]

Thank you for Giving to the Blessed to be a Blessing Campaign!

By Anna Monteviller WMF Peru Field Director It was practically inevitable that the Covid-19 lockdown in Peru would have a huge impact on workers and their families- about ¾ of the local economy is driven by those working informally. This unfolding new reality spurred us to reconnect with people who had been part of Palabra […]

A Time to Heal

By Anna Monteviller, WMF Peru Director We often say something like, “everything is in God’s hands,” but our daily lives and the relative control we have over how we spend our days convince us otherwise. But today, maybe more than ever in our memory, most of humanity’s daily schedule, routines and freedom of movement are […]

One Woman’s Transcendent Life

By Anna Monteviller Translation by Brian Langley Each one of us grows in uniquely personal ways. In stages, with ups and downs, we grow and develop. The work of Word Made Flesh Peru recognizes this fundamental fact of human existence, so we respect each person on their terms, for who they are. The one who […]

Thank You for Praying

A few months ago I answered a call. It was a friend who told me that her niece’s three-year-old son was in the hospital and that the doctors did not give her much hope. Her message to me was this: “My niece is asking you to pray for her son. Anna, please come and pray […]

New explorations of an old theme

At WMF Peru, we have an increasing call to support women who are working in the sex trade and their vulnerable children. We long to respond to this leading by embracing and empower these families. We are in the process of developing both an intervention program and a prevention program. Prevention Our prevention program will address […]

The Look Of Jesus

It had been a long time since we last visited the place where little Jesús was, and it’s certainly not a place where a three-year-old boy or, really, any minor should live — exposed to addiction, crime, every kind of violence, police intervention, and so forth. It’s been a while since I’ve heard anything about […]


WMF Peru Update

Recently, Peru has experienced fatal flash flooding and mudslides throughout the entire country.  We are thankful to report that everyone at our WMF Peru site is safe, but please be in prayer for the country as a whole as the flooding has caused wide-spread devastation and there is the possibility of continuing heavy rains for the […]