Enlace: social cohesion through dialogic spaces

By Gabriela Silva Calle (Enlace’s Co-Founder) My name is Gabriela Silva and I am a volunteer with a heart of a teacher and writer. I remember fondly the day when my volunteer path started. It was in Piura, Peru eight years ago. Since that day I have not stopped thinking about how we as aSigue leyendo «Enlace: social cohesion through dialogic spaces»

Global Solidarity and Intercultural Engagement Narratives

By Marie-Eve Monette (NC Academic Program Coordinator) On September 24th, I was invited by Nexos Comunitarios to give the first talk of its Strong Ideas for a Fair World series. The title of my talk was “Global Solidarity and Intercultural Engagement Narratives,” and since I define engagement as starting with an encounter, I want to start thisSigue leyendo «Global Solidarity and Intercultural Engagement Narratives»

«That’s what we lived off»

By Nico Bruce From June to August the skies in the mountain region of Peru are phenomenal. The sun shines like no other season of the year. The mountains change from green thanks to the rains of previous months to yellowish-brown in color thanks to the constant sunshine. It’s very likely that not even aSigue leyendo ««That’s what we lived off»»

«Nosotros vivíamos de eso»

Por Nicholas Bruce De junio a agosto el cielo es espectacular en la sierra del Perú. El sol brilla como en ninguna otra temporada del año. Los colores de las montañas cambian de verde gracias a las lluvias de meses anteriores a “amarillo moreno” debido al calor. Es un paraíso en las alturas. Los mercadosSigue leyendo ««Nosotros vivíamos de eso»»

We need sport. Sport needs us.

By Nicholas Bruce It’s been said that sport is the most important thing of the least important things. This has been evident throughout the pandemic. In early March, when a massive lockdown of the world’s population was ominous, sport rightfully took a back seat. It still does, but few can argue that the world needsSigue leyendo «We need sport. Sport needs us.»

El concepto andino de ‘ayllu’ y la interconexión

Por Jean-Gabriel Tarassenko Interconexión. Esa sería la palabra que me viene a la mente cuando pienso en el trabajo en colaboración con la comunidad alto andina de Cuncani en el programa de Almuerzos y otros proyectos de desarrollo comunitario. Para aprender y comprender cómo opera y funciona una comunidad rural como Cuncani, es necesario invertir pacienciaSigue leyendo «El concepto andino de ‘ayllu’ y la interconexión»

The Andean concept of the ‘ayllu’ and interconnectedness

By Jean-Gabriel Tarassenko Interconnectedness. That would be the word that comes to mind when I think of working in collaboration with the high Andean community of Cuncani on the lunch program and other localised community development projects in the Urubamba province. In order to learn and understand how such a rural community operates and functions,Sigue leyendo «The Andean concept of the ‘ayllu’ and interconnectedness»