15% - 46%
poverty rate depending on the area, with those in extreme poverty
living on less than $1.25 USD a day.
Many children in rural areas
stop attending after elementary school due to few available schools and
end up working in order to help support their families.
is a current and growing problem, totaling $22 billion and 17% of GDP (2015).
School Leaders: 3,524 | Teachers: 2,064
Total Schools Impacted
*Cumulative impact as of March 31, 2019
EDIFY TEAM IN PERU
Bettina Gomez Garcia, VP, Latin American Programs, Peru
Bettina has more than 25 years of experience as an investment advisor completing more than 750 feasibility studies for 120 companies.
She was a professor at the Universidad del Pacifico and also served as the Director of the Executive Education Program of Universidad del Pacifico.
She was the Corporate Learning Manager for Belcorp where she provided strategic oversight for the training. She currently serves as a teacher in the Biblical Seminar of Camino de Vida Church.
Bettina has also worked with International NGOs such as Swiss Contact, United States International Development –USAID, World Bank, Inter-American Development Bank – IDB. She has experience working with government institutions with direct experience at the Peruvian Congress and Superior Court of Justice.
Joel Cuadra, Christian
Transformation and Training Officer
Joel graduated with a degree in marketing from the IPAE Business School in Peru. He has more than 6 years of work experience in marketing,
Jason Morveli, Christian Transformation
and Training Officer
Jason has a degree in International Business Management from Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas and a degree in Business Administration from Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola.
Jason has more than 8 years of experience as a Marketing and Public Relations Analyst. He also led workshops for parents and young soccer players at the Christian International Athletic Club in Peru.
He has served in various roles of logistical support at many nonprofit organizations and with different Christian ministries.
He currently serves actively in the youth ministry of La Molina, his church in Lima.