A Christian missionary was asked if he would like to help the local people in any way he could. The local people collectively amount to around 20.000 (yes, twenty thousand) people.
Fr. Alex, originally from Malta, took on the mission to bring hope, self respect and a sense of purpose to the poor mountain people of Peru with love and the Christian faith.
On land that had nothing but good people, now has hope. Father Alex knew hope alone is nothing without structure. Without a Church. A community to unite the people.
Once or twice a year a Canadian charity kindly donates a little food and clothing. This family are proudly showing all their worldly goods. Everything they own including their home behind them. These rations are to last them six months.
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