Getting ready to work in the field of International Development (I)

Maricarmen Valdivieso  Founder and CEO Nexos Comunitarios I might have met more than 700 young people who participated in our programs. Grosso modo, I would say that about 30 % of them are still somehow involved in the development field. I also know that some of them are feeling frustrated about profound problems in international … More Getting ready to work in the field of International Development (I)

The eNCounter Program: Considering Your Future Every Step of the Way

By Justin Wood. Entry level. They can be frustrating words for millennials these days. When I finished university – part of the class of 2013 – I stepped into a job market that was full of opportunity, but not the kind I was expecting. More applications than I care to remember listed prior experience, sometimes … More The eNCounter Program: Considering Your Future Every Step of the Way

It’s not where you go, It’s who you are with

Early on a Tuesday morning, 10 families gathered at the school yard in Cuncani, for the meeting of tourism project. In this meeting, NC explained the requirements and responsibilities of each family to promote the tourism circuit in the community. Although it can be long process until the community to receives many visitors, families are … More It’s not where you go, It’s who you are with

[Trabajo en Marcha] Primer Grupo Oficial a Cuncani

Si colocan en Google: Cuncani – Perú, encontrarán que la comunidad es conocida como un buen destino para acampar y hacer caminata en las zonas alto-andinas de Cusco. De hecho, Cuncani es un destino hermoso para ello. Sin embargo, la comunidad no necesariamente recibí los beneficios que merece. Esta es la razón por la cual, … More [Trabajo en Marcha] Primer Grupo Oficial a Cuncani

[Trabajo en Marcha] Ajustando el diseño del proyecto

Cada falla es un hito que nos lleva al éxito. A pesar que estamos contentos con el progreso del proyecto, no todo ha ido como lo habíamos planeado. Es importante ser flexibles en ajustar el diseño del proyecto y eso lo hemos aprendido a través de las lecciones del trabajo de campo. Nuestro proyecto de … More [Trabajo en Marcha] Ajustando el diseño del proyecto

[Trabajo En Marcha] Nueva iniciativa: El jabón viajero

Hace unas semanas, tuve una conversación muy interesante con nuestra ex-pasante noruega, Madeline Moe, acerca de su simple pero buena iniciativa llamada:  El jabón viajero. El objetivo es conectar a los niños de Cuncani con los niños de Oslo (Noruega) mediante un intercambio internacional de jabones hechos a mano. Entre los beneficios de este iniciativa, … More [Trabajo En Marcha] Nueva iniciativa: El jabón viajero

[Visitors] Community Life at 4000 Metres: a Sociologist’s Experience.

By Dave Holmes The village of Cuncani, which is four hours to the north-east of Cusco, was once the centre of the Incan Empire. We were here to support the NGO Nexos Comunitarios (NC) and understand how remote Cuncani is by hiking the paths linking it to larger towns. First impressions are of a rustic … More [Visitors] Community Life at 4000 Metres: a Sociologist’s Experience.