We have received a voluntary dentist from Germany called Sylva Götschl. Volunteer dentist, Dr. Sylva Götschl arrived to work with us from Germany. She is a woman eager to work to help people. She has many stories as a volunteer dentist in Africa and Romania, where she usually goes. This was her first visit to Peru and we were very happy to have her in our country.

Dr. Götschl stayed for two weeks at the clinic, where she had the opportunity to see many children and adults with limited resources. As a volunteer dentist, she was pleasantly surprised at the dental equipment and dental supplies she used to carry out treatments, including those of highest donated and imported from Europe from our sponsors.

Dr. Götschl also joined us for presentations at schools to give oral health education instructions. Our volunteers learn about the general health and dental issues the people of Peru suffer from.The lack of education and policy to regulate sugar consumption of the Peruvian people, especially children can be seen during these school and clinic visits.

Dr. Sylva is now back in Germany sharing about our project to her colleagues. We look forward to receiving more volunteer dentists, hygienists and dental assistants in the future.

November 2019

The Sustainable Development Goals

A sustainable future for all, with day-to-day global challenges, such as poverty, inequality, climate, environmental degradation, prosperity, peace and...

A Story of Economic Revival

“I feel like this is a second chance for me and this time I will do better.” Quarantine and physical distancing measures, necessary to stop the spread of the...

Moving of the Dental Clinic in Cusco

When they put our patience and flexibility to the test. The experience of moving a whole dental clinic is challenging in many ways. The uncertainty of knowing...

Mutual enrichment leads to fusion

A great story of how two people find each other to help others and to push each other forward. Dr. dent. Saulo Gamarra and Danièle Turkier decide not only to...

Video report from Danièle

Here is a V-Blog from our president Danièle Turkier's last visit in Peru. She is speaking in Swiss German to the Rotarian donors. She is updating them about...

Volunteer Dentist working with Us

We have received a voluntary dentist from Germany called Sylva Götschl. Volunteer dentist, Dr. Sylva Götschl arrived to work with us from Germany. She is a...

Experiences from our Volunteers

Our assignments at the medical menter lasted two and a half months. We were warmly welcomed by the local nurse Ana, and introduced to our tasks. We were...

Testimonials

"Over the years, the Rotary Club of Aarau has been able to generate various projects together with Con Corazón. One of the highlights was certainly the construction of the Medical Center at over 4,000 meters above sea level. The cooperation is always very sustainable, efficient and professional."

Martin Bachmann

Martin Bachmann

Rotary Club Aarau

"What I remember most about my involvement was working with the people in the remote Andean region, where the organization provides valuable support. The unique insight into the culture and way of life of those people is definitely one of the most beautiful and memorable of my stay."

Livia Hollenstein

Livia Hollenstein

Volunteer

"The Andes are my birthplace and I feel deeply connected to this region. To have the opportunity to support the people there in a direct way and without detours is something great. Knowing that donations are going to the right place, to the right people, is what I thank and trust Con Corazón for."

Anna Alberti

Anna Alberti

Donor & Visitor

"I support Con Corazón because Danièle's involvement has convinced me, from the beginning, that the help arrives directly, without any detours. What is also fascinating to me is the constant further development and the focus on the long-term perspective. The highlight was the visit in 2019."

Cordula Sonderegger

Cordula Sonderegger

Donor & Visitor

"I have been following Con Corazón for years, so a visit to Peru was logical and very precious for me. It was extremely impressive to enter into this unknown world and to capture it photographically. As a professional photographer, I still enjoy the impressive images from the Andean region."

Hana Solenthaler

Hana Solenthaler

Donor & Visitor

"In August 2019 finally I had the opportunity to go to the Andes in South America. There I had finished one month of volunteering at the dental clinic in Cusco, Peru. I really enjoyed helping poor people through making dental cleanings for the patients. What an incredible team to work with!"

Mette Højborg

Mette Højborg

Volunteer

"Wow, what an impressive landscape at over 4,000 m.a.s.l., what a beautiful place in the Andes, what unbelievable warm-hearted people! Immediately there was another wow, there is a lot to do for me in the next four months! Marampaqui became a second home for me".

Moritz Mitterer

Moritz Mitterer

Volunteer

"'The only thing that can eliminate poverty is to share with each other. ' Mother Teresa's quote points out how important Con Corazón's mission is to fight poverty in the long term and to give people a perspective. I am very grateful that I was able to visit the organization in Peru."

Anna Alberti

Anna Alberti

Donor & Visitor

Sorry, this website uses features that your browser doesn’t support. Upgrade to a newer version of Firefox, Chrome, Safari, or Edge and you’ll be all set.

We use cookies
This website uses cookies to enable certain features and improve the experience. By continuing here, you agree to the use of cookies.