One Special Night 2021

Now into our second year of pandemic we continue to serve. Last year, 2019, we provided 180 families with Christmas dinners though this time the people needed to pick up. Laura has been serving Christmas dinner and sharing God’s love in action since 2006.  More than ever people in Peru are needing our support. Join us. Please.  Go to the …

Learning and poverty

We are all learners. How well we learn varies with growth. Life is a series of transitions and ever increasing challenges. As we live and grow we face ever increasing challenges. New problems and challenges prompt us to seek new solutions and answers. We learn from our experience and our experience informs our learning. Intentional reflection on our experience leads …

Family and Poverty

Perhaps the biggest factor affecting poverty is the family. Family relationships can be both positive and negative. Families cost a lot but also make living life more worthwhile. Families can provide tremendous support and encouragement but also can be the source of unimaginable pain and despair. Within family relationships there exists the potential of commitment and love unlike any other. …

Poverty and Work

Use tasks/work to develop yourself and others. Work is of paramount importance in our lives. Work is fundamental to our well being and growth as individuals and essential to the smooth functioning of our families and neighborhoods as well as foundational to the operation of society at large. Without work nothing gets done. Services cannot be offered or taken advantage …

Poverty and Faith

With faith there is a richness and fullness to life that cannot be measured. There is a confidence and contentment that comes with faith that gives acceptance and assurance for the present and for the future. We all have faith to some degree, faith in something to some degree. Everyone places their trust in something. Our faith might be in …

Poverty and Communication

Is there a link between poverty and communication? The link between communication either good or poor and poverty is extremely strong and important. Communication both promotes eradicating or exasperating poverty. Therefore learn to communicate well. Avoid poor communication. Start with a fundamental respect for and appreciation of the intrinsic value of persons. Every person matters. Not just their potential or …

The big idea about poverty

Poverty is not an issue to those who are poor. It is a daily fact of life. The quality of life of those who are poor is far less than those who are well off financially. The adverse effects of being poor are easily recognizable to anyone who would like to know. There are those who simply prefer not to. …

Not enough time

Not enough time… Friends of ours and friends of Peru… May 29, 2019 It was a typical day in the morning. I have been in Peru five months with one more month to go. How will I ever get everything done? I arrived back in Peru two days after Laura end of December 2018. SO excited to be there and …

Time for an office

Hi friends of Bob and Laura and Chocolate Bar Mission: We are excited. We have long awaited and looked for a base, a home base for Chocolate Bar Mission. Traveling back and forth between Peru and Canada has not been easy. Things get lost or broken in storage. Roots can never be put down. Now we have the opportunity to …

One Special Night

Since 2006 thousands of Christmas dinners have been cooked and served to the homeless and disadvantaged in Peru. We are counting on your help once again to pay for all this. How many people have a Christmas dinner depends in part by what you do right now. To donate click here. Thank you for your donation