Spring 2010

April 8, 2010

Departure

Nine of the students in our group traveled to Jorge Chavez International Airport in Lima Tuesday evening to board a jet bound for North America.  The others…

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April 7, 2010

By Joshua Delp It is still before dawn.  But in the growing half light, I can begin to make out shapes undreamed.  On either side of the…

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April 7, 2010

Final Days in Peru

We finished our program back where it began three months ago — at the edge of the Pacific Ocean.  Kauai is a retreat center operated by the…

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April 7, 2010

Lake Titicaca

When we realized the railroad to Machu Picchu would be closed this season due to heavy rainfall and flooding, the students and directors began discussing alternatives.  We…

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March 29, 2010

Final Projects

Our students returned to Lima this weekend after finishing their six-week service terms, a happy reunion. While living in the provinces each had an opportunity to research…

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March 29, 2010

Reflections by Julia Baker: “It was our second day here at Yurac Yacu and we had a lunch invitation. Nancy, one of the Peruvian women that works…

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March 25, 2010

“Colores en Casa” by Julia Baker Standing on the corner of Arequipa and Angamos, I see her, A splash of color against the gray. Hot pink, orange…

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March 23, 2010

Serving in Huaraz

There are seven students serving with four organizations in the greater Huaraz area. Sarah and Julia are volunteering for Andean Alliance, a nonprofit organization started several years…

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March 14, 2010

Serving in the Jungle

Kelly and Micah volunteer for a fair trade company called Chanchamayo Highland Products.  Founder Jose Jorge grew up on a farm and understands how difficult it is…

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March 10, 2010

Serving in Chimbote

Chimbote is famous, both among Peruvians and former SSTers.  Peruvians think of the fish that are caught here, home to some of the best Ceviche on the…

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