Dental Hygiene in rural Perú


Happy (and healthier!) school children holding up toothbrushes provided by the Hummingbird Collective in the province of Anta

In the Cusco region it is more common than not for a six-year-old child to never have brushed their teeth. Imagine being able to give hundreds of Peruvian children a talk on dental hygiene by a qualified dentist every year. Then imagine applying fluoride to their teeth and giving each child a toothbrush. This is actually the reality thanks to members of the Hummingbird Collective.


“Because of indifference, one dies before one actually dies.” -Elie Wiesel

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