Rotary Supports ShelterBox Response Team in Peru

Photo of SRT volunteers Alan Monroe (US), Bruce Heller (US) and Derek Locke (US) outside Iquitos Rotary Club, Peru, May 2012

SRT volunteers Alan Monroe (US), Bruce Heller (US) and Derek Locke (US) outside Iquitos Rotary Club, Peru, May 2012

ShelterBox Response Team (SRT) members have been working with local Rotarians in the flooded Amazonian region of Iquitos in northern Peru. 

Iquitos Rotary Club, district 4460, is playing an active role in the deployment. Providing a translator and funding the transport of the ShelterBoxes up the river to distribute to families in need are just some of the ways the Rotarians have supported the SRT. They also continue to lend a helpful hand in overcoming various logistical challenges.

Hugo Chacaltana has been the President of the club for 15 years. He said this is their first time working for ShelterBox as they only learned about the charity through its current response in the South American country:

Read more here: http://www.shelterboxaustralia.com.au/news_global.php?id=978

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