In choosing to begin a graduate program in International Development, I felt particularly drawn to the Monterey Institute of International Studies due to the special emphasis placed on language. For a while now, I’ve sensed this growing desire to use my Spanish professionally and in a way that would satisfy some need for an organization, [...]
July 19th, 2012
I’ve been blessed to travel across East Africa twice, to trek through Southeast Asia and the island of Australia, but I continue to be surprised by the power the world has to change me. Working with the women in Choquecancha has shown me once again what it is like to learn and grow in ways [...]
January 27th, 2012
Our Summer 2011 Project Report is out! A big thanks to all the MIIS students and alumni who dedicated their time to these projects. Take a look at all the great work our team did this summer in Peru:
October 26th, 2011
Our mission is to provide and implement sustainable programs and projects in collaboration with the indigenous people of the Sacred Valley of Perú in an effort to improve their lives and reduce poverty in a culturally sensitive and appropriate manner. Furthermore, we work to support local NGOs with whom we have shared values using the skills and tools we possess.