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Casa Do Caminho - Xerem, Brazil

Casa1“Children from Casa will try to take advantage of new volunteers by acting very sweetly and trying to get things given to them like money and clothes. But after a while of volunteering…”

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Otra Cosa Volunteer Agency - Huanchacho, Peru

DSC_0198“There are so many different types of programs here including environmental projects and teaching children music and English…”

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Relleno Sanitario: Landfill & ACJ org, (Otra Cosa Program) - Peru

Rulleno1“Donkeys pull carts over slowly decomposing mounds, and dogs scavenge wildly throughout the area…”

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The Families of Challua - Huaraz, Peru

DSC_0156“The people in the houses behind the town of Challua break the people of Challua’s sewage pipes so that all of the sewage seeps into their backyards and smells terrible…”

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Seeds of Hope: A School in the Mountains - Huaraz, Peru

SeedsHuaraz1“The majority of the children don’t feel motivated and have learning disabilities. The parents never check their homework, as most can’t read or write themselves…”

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Dehane Medine Mejia - Yungay, Peru

“The poor people in the area have no possibility of going to a medical centre, to have an examination, or to have a healthy life…”

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Helping Hands - La Paz, Bolivia

Helping-hands-2“A great project that the students are working on at the moment involves making Manilas (colourful bracelets and necklaces)…”

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A Meeting with Diego - La Paz, Bolivia

DSC_0529“Condor bird´s wings are found chopped off, and as I saw with my own eyes, there are Jaguar skins and whole, dead baby Llamas strung up by the dozen…”

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Creative Corners and Para Los Ninos - La Paz, Bolivia

paralosninos2“Many of the girls have been tricked into sex slavery by people who pretend that they will give the girl a well paid job as a waitress or model…”

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Seeds of Hope: An After-School Program for Poor Children - Cusco, Peru

SeedsOfHope_Peru_3“Chickens, kittens, and dogs roam through the Seeds of Hope classroom until one of the volunteers chases them out…”

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