Spring 2013

March 31, 2013

Role Models

Jieun and Phil are working with children in the rain forest city of San Ramon.  This small urban area is home to hundreds of impoverished families hampered…

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March 30, 2013

Trade

Alex is volunteering at Chanchamayo Highland Products in the Selva Central (Central Rain Forest) of Peru.  Societies have always traded the goods they have in abundance for…

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March 29, 2013

Land

Andrew and Oscar are volunteering at Fe y Alegria (Faith and Happiness) School in Tarma.  The school serves children living in extreme poverty.  It was founded several…

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March 27, 2013

English

Isaac and Kolton are volunteering in the classroom.  They, along with the rest of us, entered the service portion of the Peru Study Service Term with open…

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March 26, 2013

Church

Quinn is volunteering at Iglesia Evangélica Presbiteriania Emanuel (Emanuel Evangelical Presbyterian Church) of Ayacucho.  The church was planted here in the Cuchipampa (Hog Flat) neighborhood by missionaries…

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March 19, 2013

Home

Cortney and Edgar are volunteering at Hogar de Niños Casa Luz (House of Light Children’s Home).  Forty-three children between the ages of one and nineteen call this…

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March 15, 2013

Children

Liz and Kate spend their days with little ones.   Parents are busy with work, chores and activities outside the home.  This is true all over the world,…

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March 13, 2013

Health

Barrett is volunteering at a nonprofit organization that provides health care services to low-income patients.  The lifestyle of people who live in the Peruvian countryside is inherently…

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March 12, 2013

Subsistence

Martin is spending the service portion of the Peru Study Service Term in a remote village named Yuraccraccay.  The broad valley surrounding the village is fertile and…

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March 2, 2013

Service

The Service portion of the Study Service Term has begun.  The students are volunteering in the highlands — Ayacucho, Huanta and Tarma — as well as the…

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