The Peru Red Cross piloted Mi Funda de Almohada in 2014 in 4 provinces at risk for and recently affected by disasters. After modifying the American Red Cross curriculum to fit the Peruvian context, the Peru Red Cross trained volunteers to deliver presentations in schools throughout these provinces. As of December 2014, the Peru Red Cross has reached over 2,000 students with the program and plans to expand their reach in 2015 with ad ditional support from the GDPC and Disney.
About the VideoThe ‘Pillowcase Project International Pilot: Peru Video Case Study’ is a comprehensive study that documents the work involved in successfully implementing Mi Funda de Almohada in Peru. By combining simple technology to capture interviews and actual presentation footage with more advanced media, such as areal images, this case study tells a compelling story about the work done by the Peru Red Cross and provides primary evidence of its benefits for the recipients. The video was produced by Quimera, and funded by Disney.