Sponsored friends and families safe after earthquake in Peru
September 27, 2013
LIMA, Peru — A strong earthquake struck off the southern coast of Peru on Wednesday, Sept. 26, news agencies reported. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the earthquake had a 7.0 magnitude and caused damage to homes in the surrounding areas.
Fania Carnero, Lima program coordinator, said several CFCA families live within half an hour of the epicenter, but there have been no reports of injuries or damages.
CFCA serves more than 2,500 sponsored children, youth and elderly friends through a project based in Lima.
Please keep everyone affected in your thoughts and prayers.