Easter in Piura

  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

Piura: An opportunity to find yourself through others

Sofia Navarro (Nexos Comunitarios Ambassador) It is very easy, or perhaps very human to feel useless in the face of adversity, what more can I do? we ask ourselves. For many weeks I felt this way, maybe it was due to the fear of confronting the devastating reality of the human tragedy in Piura, or … More Piura: An opportunity to find yourself through others

Piura: una oportunidad para encontrarte en los demás

Sofía Navarro (Embajadora de Nexos Comunitarios) Es muy fácil, o, mejor dicho, muy humano, reducirse a inútil e impotente ante las adversidades; “¿Qué más puedo hacer yo?”. Por algunas semanas tomé esta postura; quizás por miedo a enfrentar una realidad devastadora, quizás por la pereza de sentirme responsable por hacer algo más al respecto. Ya … More Piura: una oportunidad para encontrarte en los demás

Pascua en Piura

Carlos Kamisaki (Embajador de Nexos Comunitarios) Una semana antes de Pascua,  me inscribí para ir a ayudar a los afectados en Piura y entregar lo recaudado durante una rápida y exitosa campaña pro-fondos. Más allá de una reivindicación personal, esta vez tenía que llegar a conocer el auténtico problema y hacerlo mi prioridad, observar lo … More Pascua en Piura

The Landscape of Global Nutrition Governance 

Carly Hayes, University of Waterloo (Nexos Comunitarios intern) Global governance is a term that is not well-defined by academics or practitioners – is there any way that we can really govern a world that consists of a vast multitude of different contexts and histories, especially in something as personal and cultural as the foods we … More The Landscape of Global Nutrition Governance 

The 2030+ Agenda: Peru’s Opportunity to (Truly) Achieve Zero Hunger

Carly Hayes, University of Waterloo (Nexos Comunitarios intern) 2030 seems to be the year that everyone can’t stop talking about. The year, far enough in the future, when we can eliminate poverty, achieve zero hunger, and reduce inequality, among a number of other important, lofty goals. The 2030+ Agenda, also known as the Sustainable Development Goals, … More The 2030+ Agenda: Peru’s Opportunity to (Truly) Achieve Zero Hunger