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Source: The Holy See in the Italian

Headline: AMERICA/PERU’ – Covid-19, the Salesians close to the last through concrete gestures of solidarity”

Lima – “The decrease or cessation of economic activity and the deterioration of small businesses in Peru, as a result of the global health emergency, was a real tragedy: during this period of quarantine, many families have been forced to use their few savings, and spend it entirely. There are many people in need who turn to us for help”. So refers to Fides Agency father Humberto Chàvez, Vicar provincial of the Salesian congregation in Lima, when speaking of the crisis generated by the Covid-19 that in all the Latin american country is dragging millions of people in a situation of poverty and misery. According to the national office of electoral processes, Peru there are about 9 million people living in conditions of vulnerability and are in need of financial support.

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