El reto Chasqui: aceptado y cumplido

Por Nicholas Bruce (Periodista, Miembro del Consejo Consultivo de Nexos Comunitarios) Un reto pretende ser simplemente eso, un reto. Algo extra ordinario. Algo que demanda extra esfuerzo. Al final, algo que puede otorgar extra satisfacción. Hacer una caminata por 13 horas seguidas a más de 4,000 metros no es  una tarea fácil. Manejar bicicleta porSigue leyendo “El reto Chasqui: aceptado y cumplido”

[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 rusticSigue leyendo “[Visitors] Community Life at 4000 Metres: a Sociologist’s Experience.”

Spare change… It can change the world!

Kenji Misawa (NC Project Coordinator) If you were to ask to draw a mind mapping of how non-profit organizations work, what ideas would come up instantly? Perhaps, you would think about concepts such as humanitarian aid, grassroots, local community, interculturality. Probably, the word ‘money’ would not appear in your drawing. We often disconnect the ideaSigue leyendo “Spare change… It can change the world!”

¿Por qué caminamos desde Cuncani hasta Urubamba?

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,Sigue leyendo “¿Por qué caminamos desde Cuncani hasta Urubamba?”

Why hike From Cuncani to 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 mapSigue leyendo “Why hike From Cuncani to Urubamba?”