We have spent a good chunk of the first half of the summer traveling around to different towns (as Monica noted in her post below) posing some very pointed questions to leaders of various NGOs. Now that we’ve had time to aggregate a good amount of variety in our interviews, some overarching themes have [...]
July 30th, 2012
“Everything in the world is strange and marvelous to well-open eyes” Those were the lines I read from Jose Oretega y Gasset’s The Revolt of the Masses as our collectivo snaked it’s way across the green peaks surrounding Cuzco. I really internalized these words at the beginning of our trip, and as such attempted to [...]
February 4th, 2012
In certain parts of the developing world, the lack of an NGO network has done more to inhibit positive developmental growth than encourage it. In these areas, NGOs and other developmental entities carry out projects on an individual basis without knowledge of other organizations’ projects or initiatives. There is little to no sharing of knowledge [...]
January 30th, 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.