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Support a Volunteer

Support an Internship or Service Project

+ USA Donors
+ Other Donors

In their service with Paz y Esperanza (Peace and Hope), teams and interns raise the cost associated with their participation in work that promotes justice for vulnerable men, women, and children of Latin America.  Supporting an internship or team experience provides a unique way for you to have a part in bringing justice and restoring hope to victims of abuse in Peru, Bolivia, and Ecuador.  Visit our Volunteer Support Page to read about our upcoming and current volunteers and to find out how you can support the work they will be doing among the poor and vulnerable in Latin America. 

USA Donors

To support the work of a volunteer, you have the following two options:

  1. Make a payment online at the Andemos Donation Page. When you click ¨donate¨, the following page will give you the option to ¨dedicate this donation¨. Please indicate that it is for Andemos and the specific donation code of the volunteer's project (for example, "Shelter-001-01-2012")Please do not hide your contact information as this is what helps us to track payment. Payments at this site are tax-deductible.  When you have made your payment, please send a copy of your receipt to
  2. Send a check (with the donation code provided to you in the memo line) made payable to Peace and Hope International at the following address:

    Peace and Hope International
    P.O. Box 632,
    Pomona, NY 10970

Where Your Support Goes!

"I am forever grateful for the time I served with Paz y Esperanza because I know it will shape the rest of my life."

"Being exposed to and immersed in another culture, especially one full of poverty and injustice, just changes you."

"I came face to face with children and women that will always remain in my mind as reminders of hope and the redemption that comes through God's people loving God's people."

Read more volunteer stories!

Donations within the United States are made through Peace and Hope International, which is the international headquarters for Paz y Esperanza with staff and offices in Minneapolis, USA and Lima, Peru.  Peace and Hope International raises donations to accomplish various projects and work in Latin America through its affiliate Paz y Esperanza. These projects have various business costs, including the cost of staffing the projects with staff, volunteers, and interns. Although Peace and Hope International and Paz y Esperanza has a team dedicated to raising the money to cover business operations, volunteers and interns serving in Paz y Esperanza's field offices raise the part of the cost associated with their participation in the work.

Peace and Hope International (PHI) is a 503(c)(3) organization in the USA, which means that qualifying donations to PHI can be tax-deductible for U.S. tax payers. if the proper procedures and rules are carefully followed.

Although funds given on behalf of a participant are credited to the participant's fundraising goal, donors should be aware that in accordance with IRS guidelines, tax-deductible donations are being donated to Peace and Hope International and not to the participant directly. Contributions are donated with the understanding that PHI has complete discretion and control over the use of all donated funds.  Any payments by check or credit card that indicate the specific name of a volunteer will be returned to the donor in accordance with IRS guidelines.*

For additional questions, you may email

* According to IRS guidelines, tax-deductible gifts may not be restricted for the sole benefit of an individual. Although your gift will be counted toward the participant's fundraising goal, PHI must retain sole control and discretion over the use of the funds once a tax-deductible receipt is issued. The tax-deductible gift is non-refundable, even if the participant forwhom the gift was made becomes unable or unwilling to participate in the project.  PHI is unable to provide tax advice.  For more information, please consult your tax advisor or refer to IRS publications, such as IRS Publication 526.

Other Donors

For donors/participants from countries other than the United States, you can make a direct bank transfer to Paz y Esperanza Peru.  Please contact us for information on how to wire your donation.