Those attending the Pura Vida Fundraiser view a short film of Nathan Beninger's work in Cusco Peru

Pura Vida

Slideshow: Nathan Beninger's Pura Vida Fundraiser



Nelson’s Nathan Beninger has been operating the Pura Vida Foundation with his wife Greta for the past three years. Together they help young girls in Cusco, Peru who have been severely abused and sexually exploited. On Friday, the pair held their Pura Vida fundraiser in Nelson to raise the support they need to continue doing their work. With food prepared by Selkirk College students, a live auction, salsa lessons and an emotional presentation from Beninger, the event was full of both laughter and tears.

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