Summer 2010

May 12, 2010

Open Minds, Busy Hands

We began our first full week of program activities with lectures on modern political events and the reality of life in the new settlements that surround Lima. …

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May 8, 2010


What is the best way to learn a new language?  Living in a Spanish-speaking country gives our students opportunities to learn that go far beyond the classroom. …

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May 3, 2010

We boarded a bus for downtown Lima to explore the city founded by Spanish conquistador Francisco Pizarro in 1535.  Celia, a lifetime resident of Peru’s capital, pointed…

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May 2, 2010


We spent two days getting to know each other, our study program and our coordinators.  On day one we began with a walk from Home Peru to…

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May 1, 2010

This evening our students greeted their host families for the first time.   Each seemed excited and a bit nervous as they waited near the entrance to our…

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April 29, 2010


Twenty-one fresh faces landed at Jorge Chavez Airport in Peru’s capital city this evening.  After making record time through immigration and customs, they boarded a bus for…

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April 27, 2010

Leaders and Families

Jerrell and Jane Ross Richer will direct the Peru SST group for their fourth and final semester this summer.  Jerrell, Jane and their children — Sierra (11),…

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