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The Joy of Volunteering in Peru

Thank you so much for all the work that you do! What an exciting adventure my husband, Tim, and I had as members of the 92nd Global Volunteers team to Lima, Peru! We worked at the orphanage – PPA (Puericultorio Perez Aranibar)! It is a life-changing experience to leave the comfort of one’s home in […]

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Reflections on Volunteering in Peru

Volunteering at La Molina

If you are thinking about volunteering in Peru and teaching conversational English, here are two testimonies about volunteering at La Molina University. By Rick Coger: I volunteered to come to Peru in order to participate in the facilitating of teaching conversational English at the National Agriculture University at La Molina. My personal reason for coming […]

Bricks in the foundations of a Growing Child

Thought of the Day: “One generation plants the trees, another gets the shade.” –Chinese Proverb The quote is perfect. It so conveys a begger picture of the collective purpose of Global Volunteers. When I first explored the possibility of serving as a volunteer, I wondered how the children at PPA adapted to so many different […]

This is faith in the good of humanity…

Our last day is quickly slipping away. In a few hours we begin to go our separate ways. We were strangers at the beginning and now we are friends. We ventured from the East Coast and the West Coast and states in between but managed to find ways to share common ground. Whether we were […]