15% - 46%
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.
School Leaders: 1,622 | Teachers: 309
*Mid-year impact from October 1, 2020 – March 31, 2021.
EDIFY TEAM IN PERU
Bettina Gomez Garcia, VP, Latin American Programs
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.
Katherine Aguayo, Christian Transformation and Training Officer
Katherine joined Edify in April 2020. She has a degree in Hospitality Management from San Ignacio de Loyola University in Peru with more than 8 years of experience in Customer Service and Management.
Prior to Edify, she gained experience in training, maintaining and improving customer relationships in various industries including technology, banking and retail.
She served diverse roles of leadership with different Christian ministries, teaching the Word of God and taking care of people in leadership. She is an active member of her church, which carries out activities in high-need areas.
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, administration and communications in both the private and nonprofit sectors such as Operation Blessing International in Peru. He is working on a secondary degree in business administration at San Ignacio de Loyola University. He is skilled at negotiation, coordination, and implementing marketing plans. He has ample fieldwork experience in Lima and other parts of Peru.
Alan López, Christian Transformation and Training Officer
Alan joined Edify in April 2020. He is a business administrator and organizational communicator with a specialization in Corporate Social Responsibility.
Before joining Edify, he worked as a Public Relations Officer for various technology companies and cultural organizations.
Alan has also served as a minister for his church in the city of Arequipa and is currently a part-time volunteer for the missionary agency Operation Mobilization (OM), Andean Region.
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.