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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

Team Bodwell heads to Peru

April 7, 2017  |  Peru

Thursday, April 20Today was our last day at San Jose Abrero. It was nice to see the improvements we made but also recognize how much more work needs to be done. Only with programs like... Read More

Building a better school for Peru’s children

March 20, 2017  |  Peru

March 13 Hola! Today is our first day working at San Jose Obrero, a school in a very poor area of Villa Maria del Triunfo. It is also the first day of the new school... Read More

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