Family Life in Peru

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Peruvian Family Life Beliefs

Peruvians value family life greatly. They like to keep in touch with even their most remotely related relatives and spend time with them on a weekly basis. Carlos, a 12 year old Peruvian boy, says that to him, "Family is the most important thing..." Being the eldest son in his family, he has many responsibilities that he gracefully accepts because he knows that in his culture, family is all you need to be happy.

Most Interesting Fact

An Interesting Fact About Peruvian Family Life

Because the older children care for their aging parents, retirement homes are extremely rare in Peru.


"Peru." CultureGrams Online Edition. ProQuest, 2014. Web. 3 Mar 2014.