Through a cooperative effort with Compassion International, Zion's Church sponsors a church, Church of the Nazarene Lagarera, in Peru and its student center, Jesus El Maestro Child Development Center. Students of this school receive Bible teaching, counseling, medical checkups, nutritious food, hygiene education, special celebrations, field trips, sports, tutoring, handicraft workshops and vocational training. The center staff will also provide schooling and evangelism for the parents.