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
Visitar y caminar desde Cuncani nos brindará un mejor conocimiento sobre nuestro Perú, nuestro país de residencia. No solo su diversidad natural, sino también su gente, sus tradiciones y costumbres. Además de ser una experiencia personal, ayudaría a poner en el map global una comunidad pequeña y podría construir puentes entre diversas culturas y personas, … More ¿Por qué caminamos desde Cuncani hasta Urubamba?
Visiting and walking to Cuncani will give us a greater understanding about the country Peru which we call home. This will be not only in its natural diversity but also in its people with their varied traditions and lifestyles. Besides this personal experience, it will help to put a small community on the global map … More Why hike From Cuncani to Urubamba?
Marjorie Díaz Redolfo, IDEHPUCP ¡Hola a todos y todas! Somos un grupo de 16 estudiantes de diversas especialidades de la Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (PUCP) que busca llegar a Cuncani para poder trabajar con la comunidad un proyecto denominado Fortaleciendo Lazos en Cuncani, que contribuya a fortalecer su sentido de comunidad y las relaciones que existen entre sus miembros. … More Fortaleciendo Lazos en Cuncani
Marjorie Díaz Redolfo, IDEHPUCP Hi Everyone! We are a group of 17 young students from the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (PUCP) in Lima and are on different programs of study. We’re looking forward to arriving to Cuncani in Cusco in order to work with the community on a project named ‘Strengthening Ties within Cuncani’, that will … More Strengthening ties within Cuncani
“Kenji Fujimori?” “No, I’m Kenji Misawa” This conversation occurs frequently when I am meeting with people here in Peru for the first time. Kenji Fujimori is a business man/politician who has been serving as a congressman. His name is well known because of his father Alberto Fujimori, who was the 62nd Peruvian president from 1990 … More My name is Kenji Misawa
By Madeline Greenwood (McGill University) I arrived in Cuncani for the first time just four weeks ago, and was immediately in awe of the scenery, and the way of life. Life isn’t easy in the high Andes, and I admire the way in which people go about their days, hiking for hours just to get … More Overcoming the First Challenges of the Greenhouses
Carlos Kamisaki (Nexos Comunitarios Ambassador) A week before Easter, as an ambassador for Nexos Comunitarios, I signed up to go and help people affected by the floods in Piura by delivering the fruits of a short but difficult fundraising campaign. Beyond a simple personal vindication, this time I needed to experience and try to … More Easter in Piura