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Urban Systems in Peru 2023

November 21, 2023  |  Peru

Prologue By Kate Zulinick Today the DWC/ Urban team was introduced to each other, along with orientations and pizza. We started our day by taking public transit to the historical city centre of Lima. We... Read More

Salesforce in Peru November 2023

November 8, 2023  |  Peru

Saturday November 4 Like, zoinks, man! So, like, we were walkin’ with Antoine along these cliffs in Barranco, and we saw all these high school and middle school graduation ceremonies. The kids were all rockin’... Read More

Urban Systems in Peru 2022

November 9, 2022  |  Peru

Day 1 Peru 2022 The day started with our team meeting together for the first time for an informative session by our fearless leader, Joshua. That in itself was a major feat as it meant... Read More

DWC volunteer team Peru October 2022

November 7, 2022  |  Peru

Day 1 – October 24, 2022 Our first day in Lima started out with a meeting with Elvira, our Elijant contact and Karen, our interpreter for a briefing on our next 2 weeks.  Took a... Read More

High School Service Team Builds Futures In Peru

March 11, 2020  |  Peru

Day 1 Over dinner tonight we realised that we had just finished day 1 in Peru. With the arrival in the wee hours of the morning, and the early start for our tour, it seems... Read More

Urban System returns to Peru

November 24, 2019  |  Peru

November 24th, 2019And so the journey begins… The entire team made it safe into Lima, arriving at different hours of the day. Some folks came in a few days earlier even, to get some sightseeing... Read More

Volunteer travels in Peru to benefit school children

May 21, 2019  |  Peru

Blog One 36 hours of travel and we have arrived! Its 2:00 am. We settle into our rooms for a short nap before setting out to explore Lima-such a beautiful city- full of history, culture,... Read More

Fort McMurray students volunteering in Lima

April 15, 2019  |  Peru

Sixteen students and three staff from Father Mercredi School boarded a plane in Fort McMurray, Alberta at 12:45 am on April 11th.  Twenty-four hours later they were boarding a bus at the Lima airport, heading... Read More

Adventuring into Peru’s culture and history

May 1, 2018  |  Peru

Day 1: Path of Discovery We arrived in Lima in the early morning hours. We were picked up and taken to our hotel where we promptly checked in and went to sleep. After a few... Read More

Urban Foundation in Peru

November 20, 2017  |  Peru

First Encounters: Urban Foundation at San Jose Obrero School November 19, 2017- From seaside to mountainside, the Urban Foundation group made our introductory trek to San Jose Obrero School (SJOS) early on Sunday morning to partake... Read More

Setting kids up for success in Peru

November 14, 2017  |  Peru

Day 1: A warm welcome Having never participated in a program like this before, I was looking forward to the first day with a mix of excitement and apprehension. Even though we were told that... Read More

Balmoral students build for kids in Peru

May 17, 2017  |  Peru

May 18 Although this was our last day of work, it was definitely our best. We started off with an uneventful morning full of sanding, chipping, brick organizing and water carrying. It was a surprise... Read More

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