live well. give well.


help them hope

Vocational training center for young adults with physical impairments. Local Hero John Whelan founded this center primarily to support former patients of the Hogar San Francisco de Asis.


100% of your donation goes to the Local Heroes and 0% to us. How do we survive? We are sustained through your membership in the Personal Philanthropytm Network and our work outside of

All our Local Heroes have founded their own independent development projects which are presented below.  You can make a direct donation through our website our join our network. Each member of our Personal Philanthropytm Network contributes their own time and resources to support our Local Heroes.

the network effect

Local Heroes support their communities and we support the local heroes


community development ayni

schooling, microfinance and other programs help the villagers of Alto de Los Mores on their path to economic and social independence.


loan fund for water business

A women cooperative applying for a loan from which to start a water supply service to their own village in La Islilla. The project is monitored and implemented by CEPESER.


kuychi day care center

A day care center in the Sacred Valley of Peru. Children go to school, receive medical care and eventually acquire technical skills and help finding employment.