In April 2018 and 2019, KINDNESS IN A BOX partnered with NURSES2PERU to bring nurses and medical professionals to the District of Maras with the goal of providing medical care to the Quechua children and their families. Each year they visited the Kacllaraccay, Mullacas, Chequerec, MahyuaPampa and Cruspata Schools, In addition to doing medical training at the Maras Hospital. Lynda Burgman, Founder & Executive Director of Kindness In A Box and Kathleen Thimsen, Assistant Professor of Nursing @ BJC, Nurses2Peru provided leadership and coordination for the project. In December, the group provided medical equipment, medications for the Maras Hospital and Christmas gifts to the Quechua children and their families they visited.
KINDNESS IN A BOX FOUNDER - LYNDA BURGMAN AWARDED CHRISTIAN WOMEN UNITED - UNITED NATIONS OFFICE HUMAN RIGHTS AWARD