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Day 9 in Lima was a day of reflection for me – not because I had to contribute to Edith’s request to journal, but because I have learned so much on this mission experience. As an American, I thought our sense of pride was high, but after our visit to Pamplona, I would have to […]

Learn about our partnership with Sagrada Familia and your opportunity to help children in Peru here. Miraflores is a lovely place with green grass, colorful flowers, and fountains gracing the center of many chaotic traffic circles. I barely notice the standard gray sky covering Lima’s limits as we head a little northeast of the butterfly […]

Volunteering at PPA

If you are thinking about volunteering in Peru and working with children, here are two testimonies about volunteering at PPA so that you get an idea of what it’s like.  By Lexi Strictland Coming into this experience of volunteering at PPA I did not know what to expect. I thought that maybe the kids would not […]

give and receive

 A volunteer learns that in working with children, you give and receive in Peru more than you expect. Each day is similar yet unique. We are in a much different place than we were a week ago. PPA now feels like a second home. Today we carried various bags of new toys, books, and school […]

Interview with Giovanna Luna Victoria, Director of Puericultorio A. Perez Aranibar (PPA) Q: What is your opinion of Global Volunteers’ work at the PPA? First of all, I would like to thank Global Volunteers for helping us greatly since 2004. We have a totally vulnerable population and I have seen a lot of social sensibility from […]

Tuesday, January, 25 ** La Molina ** Written by: Volunteer Theresa Quote for the Day: “When ending a day you should never say “I could have”, “I should have”, or “I would have”. At the end of the day you should always say “I did”. ~ Author Unknown The La Molina team finally toured the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]