Category Archives: Peru

What I Learned from Peru

Teammates quickly become family. Inca Kola is pretty tasty. Peruvians are some of the warmest people you’ll ever encounter. Riches and poverty are often only mere miles apart from each other. When your silky black undies fall out of your … Continue reading

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Pics from Peru

If a picture’s worth a thousand words, I wrote an essay for today’s post. I thought I’d share some of my favourite photos from my Peru trip. Now before you go thinking that I’m a fantastic photographer, I must tell … Continue reading

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A Taste of Someday

Another part of our trip to Peru was visiting the Juniper Tree Children’s Home, another initiative by Kids Alive. The children at Juniper Tree live in family environments – groups of seven or eight children with house parents. The children … Continue reading

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Peruvian Baby Showers and an Unexpected Guest

One year ago today, I attended a baby shower. This is hardly a novel statement from someone who is 28 and has many friends expanding their families. But this baby shower was something different. My experience in Lima, Peru was … Continue reading

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Revisiting Peru: Kids Alive

One year ago, I was part of a team that went to Lima, Peru. Our hearts were so full after our experience with Compassion International, however, it was only the beginning. For the remainder of the trip, we worked with … Continue reading

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