About

Peruvian Hearts believes in the dignity and value of every child and works to transform the lives of orphans and other children living in poverty in Peru through education, nutrition, and health care.

Peruvian Hearts is a 501(c)(3) organization that was founded by Ana Dodson when she was just 11 years old. Ana was born in Peru and adopted by a family in Colorado. Upon her first visit to Peru and seeing the health and condition of children there, Ana felt a real connection to the children and was compelled to start the organization to raise support for their basic educational and nutritional needs.

Peruvian Hearts believes in the dignity and value of every child and works to transform the lives of orphans and other children living in poverty in Peru through improved education, nutrition, and health care.

In conjunction with our primary mission, Peruvian Hearts also strives to educate youth all around the world about the values and importance of service and philanthropy and inspire them become involved in any way to help better the world.