Jacqueline Kotula: "I am a 35 year old dentist. I was born and brought up in Scotland and have always had a passion for travel. I graduated from Glasgow University as a dentist in 1999 and worked in Glasgow for two and a half years. It was in May 2001 that I first visited Peru. It changed my life. I fell in love with the country and its people. I was struck by the poverty and inspired by the fact that I could do something to ease the suffering with the skills I had been so fortunate to learn in Scotland. After working alone in the Apurimac for 2 months in 2001, Clark and I decided to form the Charity in order to continue to provide dental treatment to these people."
Clark Kotula: "I am a 35 year old travel consultant specializing in South America. I have been involved in organizing and leading adventure travel groups throughout the Andes and Amazon of Peru for over 10 years. My vision is to encourage the tourism industry and visitors to Peru to get involved with the local community to provide grass root and sustainable solutions to their problems.
Jacqui and Clark were married on the 18th of May 2006 in the Sacred Valley of the Incas, Cusco Peru! They currently live and work in San Francisco, USA. Their passion for this project and their patients in the Apurimac grows with every passing day and they look forward to the running the project for years to come.
Dental Project Peru is a Recognised Charity in the UK and the USA.
If you are a UK taxpayer, we will automatically recieve an additional 28p from the government for every pound donated to us online through the gift aid scheme.
If you are an American taxpayer, any donation made to the charity is Deductible (under section 501(c)(3))