Twelve years ago, Evelyn Sanchez was one of the first children at Intiwawa. Now 22 years old, she is currently in the USA on a work placement. Continue reading “Q&A: Evelyn Sanchez – Intiwawa Alumnus”
There are so many reasons, why helping others makes us happy. Here the five most important ones!
Last week volunteers headed north to the border with Ecuador to explore the surfer’s paradise Máncora.
Hear our volunteer Noémie’s perspective of life with Intiwawa!
Last week volunteers ventured to the desert oasis of Huacachina – truly magical paradise where you can sand-board down the dunes, relax by the pool and party the night away.
In Arequipa we’re lucky to have a variety of delicious vegetarian options for breakfast, lunch and dinner. You can’t help but try them all!
A quick look at the everyday adventures of an Intiwawa volunteer. From kicking back with a book on the roof terrace to playing games with the kids to heading out for some post-Intiwawa drinks – there is never a dull day as a volunteer.
Life in Arequipa can be strange for foreigners, especially in the first few weeks. In many ways, the culture in Arequipa is similar to the lives we come from, but some things are just weird:
The Titicaca lake is the highest shippable lake in the world inhabited by indigenous communities who live a peaceful life after their ancient traditions. It is, therefore, one of the most visited tourist places of Peru and hundreds of local agencies offer tours to the picturesque islands. If you want to avoid being scammed, escape the tourist masses and support directly the local families, you should definitely visit the islands on your own account. In the following article we will tell you how:
Children from poor families barely have access to quality education in Peru. Many children interrupt their school education to help their families make a living. By providing educational support, Intiwawa empowers the children to seek different opportunities and to escape the cycle of poverty.