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
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
The approach to development and social change in the United States has often times been ineffective and harmful to many of its recipients. Having worked in a non-profit for two years in California, I was frequently told to withhold from becoming close to the people we serve. Meaning, building strong connections with the communities we [...]
January 19th, 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.