Summer 2013

June 26, 2013

Service in Chiclayo

Whitney and Justin are volunteering at a special needs hospital on the northern coast of Peru.  Hogar Clinica Juan de Dios offers medical treatment, physical therapy and…

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June 19, 2013

The study portion of the Peru Study Service Term came to a close with a despedida (farewell party) for the Lima host families, language instructors and coordinators. …

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June 17, 2013


Learning comes in many forms.  Lectures by Nestor Vergara, Jerry Acosta, Maria Lopez and Father Jeff Klaiber taught us much about living conditions at the edge of…

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June 12, 2013


Lima, Peru’s bustling capital, was founded in 1535 by Spanish conquistador Francisco Pizarro.  He intended to establish a capital accessible to Spanish ships, a place to export…

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June 2, 2013

Life on the Coast

The students have spent the past week getting to know Lima.  They have spent time with their new host families.  They have learned how to travel by…

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