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Peru, Lima – U30 Team: Week Two, working on the wall

June 16, 2015  |  Peru

We started week two through the dusty wind, working hard on the wall. It was nothing what we’ve expected before and we were all sweating buckets at the end of the day. We hauled so... Read More

Peru, Lima – U30 Team: Week Two, working on the wall

June 16, 2015  |  Peru

We started week two through the dusty wind, working hard on the wall. It was nothing what we’ve expected before and we were all sweating buckets at the end of the day. We hauled so... Read More

Peru, Lima – U30: Week 3

June 16, 2015  |  Peru

It was a short week coming into the third week we were here. It started to get colder coming into the season of fall. Cloud covered our worksite most of the day, but we never... Read More

Peru, Lima – U30: Final Week

June 16, 2015  |  Peru

The final week was bittersweet. And cold. We got a taste of what fall feels and looks like in Peru. The heavy mist and temperature would be associated with the same weather on Vancouver Island.... Read More

Peru, Lima – U30 Team: First Day at Work Site

May 12, 2015  |  Peru

From the jungle of towering buildings, to the dusty hill of Pueblos Jóvenes, Lima is living city home to over nine million people, heavy traffic, and a rich culture almost as old as time itself.  The... Read More

Lima – Bodwell Team: Working, Walls, Posts and Paths

May 1, 2015  |  Peru

It took us almost a whole day to erect the structure that will be used to hold the concrete for half the wall. It constantly amazes us how hard we work and how slow the... Read More

Lima – Bodwell Team: Work progressing

May 1, 2015  |  Peru

Sometimes we feel like big moose going up and down the school staircase, while we watch nimble children navigate the angles (with no railings all week). Today, Jerrmy in particular can feel some success because... Read More

Lima – Bodwell Team: Final Day at Work Site and Goodbyes

May 1, 2015  |  Peru

 A week of hard work later and we have 3 mostly completed projects. Miguel is going to put the final coat of red paint on the school and take the retaining boards off the wall... Read More

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