Spring 2014

March 30, 2014

Gina and Natalie 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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March 29, 2014

This semester, five students in the Peru SST program are providing service in Ayacucho, a city of about 151,000 in the south-central Andes of the country. Ayacucho…

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March 29, 2014

The five students in Ayacucho are doing well and have some great experiences to report. We (Peru SST Co-Directors Richard R. Aguirre and Judy Weaver) visited them…

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March 28, 2014

Malaina and April are spending the service portion of their Study-Service Term in the coastal town of Chancay, a couple of hours north of Lima. Chancay is…

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March 27, 2014

Less than two weeks after Goshen College students departed for their service assignments, we received the heartbreaking news that Father Jeffrey L. Klaiber, a gifted historian and…

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March 27, 2014

Farewell to Lima

The morning after the despedida, or farewell celebration, Goshen College students gathered at Casa Goshen for their final service orientation. Students participated in an exercise designed to…

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March 26, 2014

The time in Lima drew to a close, and it was time for the Peru Study-Service Term students to say A Dios – go with God – to their…

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March 25, 2014

Creating wearable art from Peru

Shortly before leaving Lima for their service assignments, Goshen students had a chance for individual creative expression during a jewelry workshop with Eliana and Ricardo Mauriola Carrasco,…

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March 25, 2014

Why does an artist choose one medium over another? How does an artist stay motivated enough to create beautiful art year after year? Why would an artist…

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March 24, 2014

Every afternoon in Lima, students spent three hours with their Spanish teachers, Irene Arce Zavala, Ana Bracamonte Bardalez and Biviana Goto Sanchez. They belong to the Grupo…

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