Fall 2013

December 15, 2013

The seven students who made up the Peru Study-Service Term unit for Fall 2013-2014 hailed from Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky and Oregon. Their majors included biochemistry,…

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December 3, 2013

Back home again in Indiana

Members of Goshen College’s Peru Study-Service Term unit for Fall 2013 arrived back in Goshen Monday afternoon and enjoyed a joyous welcome from family friends and members…

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December 2, 2013

Headed home to Goshen College

Goshen College students returned from their closing retreat at the beach south of Lima on Sunday afternoon and arrived back at Casa Goshen for a frenzy of…

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December 2, 2013

The period of working in service assignments in cities across Peru came to an end, and the students caught night buses back to Lima, and then taxis…

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November 26, 2013

Service in San Ramón

Alan, Becca and Joshua are working in San Ramón in the province of Chanchamayo – the entry point to the selva central, Peru’s central rain forest. They…

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November 24, 2013

Service in Tarma

Jacob and Landon are volunteering in Tarma, a delightful city of about 60,000 residents located in a fertile valley about 3,053 meters, or 10,016 feet, above sea…

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November 24, 2013

Service in Ayacucho

Rudy and Lauren are volunteering in Ayacucho, a historic city located in a scenic valley about 2,761 meters, or 9,058 feet, above sea level in the Andes…

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November 13, 2013

As the time in Lima draws to a close, the Peru SST unit has a tradition of gathering the Lima staff and host families for a despedida,…

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November 6, 2013

The day to visit Machu Picchu finally arrived, and it dawned sunny and beautiful. We arose early, ate a quick breakfast, rubbed on sunscreen, filled our daypacks…

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November 2, 2013

The Peru SST group spent three sunny days exploring Cusco and Peru’s Sacred Valley with the help of our guides, Abrahan Quispe Corrales for Cusco and Oswaldo…

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