AMERICA/PERU- Families and homeless people of Cuzco receive help from the Church, while the cold weather aggravates the situation due to the pandemic

Friday, 26 June 2020 coronavirus   hunger   family   solidarity   caritas  


Cusco (Agenzia Fides) - The parish of Santiago Apóstol in the district of Lamay, Cusco, has brought over 100 parcels to the most vulnerable families in the province of Calca, as part of the donations made through the campaign "Today and always, do good", promoted by the parish in coordination with Cáritas Cusco. Fr. Julio Velazco Paz, parish priest of this parish community, intends to reach even more families who are also in the peasant communities of his parochial jurisdiction.
The Parish of San Agustín de Pomacanchi also distributed dozens of blankets and food, donations from Cáritas Cusco and the Salesian fathers, to the most vulnerable in Choracca, Sayaqrumy, Qoraccacha de Pomacanchi, reaching more than 80 homeless people. Cold weather has arrived in the Peruvian Sierra these days, and the situation becomes very difficult for those who have been blocked by the pandemic. (CE) (Agenzia Fides, 26/6/2020)