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Harnessing the power of the Andean Sun

Haga click aquí para la versión en Español After volunteering with HOOP last summer our Spanish electrical engineer, Javier, decided to take the solar cookers he was working on here with the community to a new level! Inspired by the work done by volunteers and community members, he applied to the Latin American Green Awards … Continue reading Harnessing the power of the Andean Sun

Finding happiness in the Colca Canyon

Haga click aquí para la versión en Español Hi everyone! I’m Claire Naughton, about five weeks into my four-month commitment to HOOP, and a recent graduate of Kenyon College. I hail from a quiet suburb about 45 minutes outside of Chicago and chose to hop on a plane to South America immediately post-grad rather than … Continue reading Finding happiness in the Colca Canyon

Connecting the world through education and compassion!

Haga click aquí para la versión en Español Two members of Peach, a French NGO, recently visited us to get to know our work and teach the children the importance of reading and knowing other cultures. Their NGO aims to create a link between classes from different countries around the world, to share with people who … Continue reading Connecting the world through education and compassion!

The way to make tomorrow truer and brighter

Haga click aquí para la versión en Español Michael, our versatile Social Work intern, made remarkable contributions to HOOP while working with the mothers in Flora Tristan. He tells us about his main projects that he has been working on over the last two months and the many things he learned from spending time here … Continue reading The way to make tomorrow truer and brighter

Encouraging financial independence in the Flora Tristán community

Haga click aquí para la versión en Español Eda Tajuddin, our recent fundraising and development assistant, not only helped our finance department grow but also created her own project for the mothers in the community with her creative thoughts and strong initiatives. She tells us how she developed herself and enjoyed her time in Arequipa. … Continue reading Encouraging financial independence in the Flora Tristán community