PAR with the families of Cuncani

By Alice Ebeyer (NC Intern – McGill University)
No matter the complications, we will always be here to work with the community of Cuncani, and together we will always try to address various problems and more specifically now, to solve the malnutrition issue, even if it takes years before it will be eradicated. This is our job: and it requires persistence and patience. … More PAR with the families of Cuncani

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El problema ‘poco atractivo’ de la desnutrición

Maricarmen Valdivieso (Fundadora de NC) Hablar de desnutrición es hablar de un tema nada atractivo para todos, sin embargo, no podemos negar que el impacto de éste en la vida de cada uno de nosotros, determina nuestro futuro. A pesar que todos sabemos acerca de la importancia de estar bien nutridos, a veces, y debido a la … More El problema ‘poco atractivo’ de la desnutrición

En la cima de Cuncani: el hogar de Saturnina

Por Carlos Kamisaki (Nexos Comunitarios & UDEP) Trabajar en Cuncani es la parte que más disfruto cuando viajo a Urubamba. Debe ser que  hay mucho por hacer y mi tiempo en el lugar queda corto. La organización de la que soy parte, Nexos Comunitarios, me permite conocer sobre la vida en las comunidades, o Microcosmos Andinos como nos gusta llamarlas. Puedo decir con mucho orgullo, que dentro de ellas, he logrado conocer a familias muy amables. Hace un par de meses, en … More En la cima de Cuncani: el hogar de Saturnina

Who knew that saying so little… could say so much (Urubamba 2015)

By Bailey LeBlanc (Western University) As I reflect back on my trip to Peru, I become overwhelmed with emotion. It has been the single greatest experience of my life so far. Prior to submitting my application to represent Western University abroad, I thought I had a good understanding of what to expect on a trip … More Who knew that saying so little… could say so much (Urubamba 2015)

Humility, research and challenges: My first experience in the Andes of Peru

Our “Peruvian experience,” so to speak, provided us with ample skills in research, report-writing, designing surveys and questionnaires, and interviewing both professionals and community members, which will no doubt prove incredibly useful in the years to come. Even more importantly, however, might have been the skills nourished that are harder to explain on a resume. “This was truly an experience in humility, hard work, and community enterprise,” explained Amy Lentini, another of Carleton’s interns. “I will be forever grateful for what I’ve learned.” I’m with you on that one, Amy. … More Humility, research and challenges: My first experience in the Andes of Peru