Operation Blessing teams deliver TOMS Winter Boots to school children in the highlands of Peru

Boots help children stay in school

Operation Blessing teams deliver TOMS Winter Boots to school children in the highlands of Peru

PUNO, Peru – As part of a special renovation project for two schools in the highlands of Peru, Operation Blessing teams distributed TOMS Winter Boots to children in need.

The preschool and high school—the only ones in this region—were housed in an old building that was literally falling apart. The adobe mud walls were crumbling and the lack of windows made learning difficult in the dim, dusty interior.

Operation Blessing teams deliver TOMS Winter Boots to school children in the highlands of Peru
The disintegrating and cold school when OBI arrived.

Operation Blessing teams constructed new classrooms for the children, where they can learn and thrive in a bright and safe environment.

To help the children continue attending school as the weather turns cold in the high altitudes of Peru, Operation Blessing also measured each child for a brand new pair of warm TOMS Winter Boots. The boots will protect their small feet as they walk to school each day.

One of two brand new classrooms for these preschoolers.
One of two brand new classrooms for these preschoolers.

Peruvian children waiting with their old shoes off.

A Peruvian child receives their a brand new pair of warm TOMS Winter Boots

See more photos of the school’s amazing transformation!

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