Picking up from where Katie left off in the last blog, we are moving forward with the Social Enterprise project. For me personally, working for the first several weeks from the house in Calca on the supply chain and marketing side of the INKAcase project came to a new level during our first visit to [...]
July 31st, 2012
Oh the Sacred Valley…its no surprise why its been called that. I have been here almost one week and have started working and getting accustomed to my new summer home. Despite fighting the flu and altitude sickness, I have been welcomed by gorgeous mountains, colorful array of fresh produce and friendly housemates. I have been [...]
July 5th, 2012
Congratulations to Jeanne Amrein for a successful Capstone presentation yesterday. Her work, A Feasibility Study for INKAcase, is really important for moving our INKAcase project forward both in Peru and in exploring options for selling the cases back in the United States. While AASD and Team Peru have successfully sold the cases to friends and family, [...]
May 5th, 2012
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.