A double marathon for double the possibilities

A couple of weeks ago we told you about our former volunteers, Anita and Martin, who decided to take their commitment to our cause to a new level and went to Iceland to walk a double marathon in one weekend. They set out on this adventure in order to raise funds for the English school, … Continue reading A double marathon for double the possibilities

A double Iceland marathon to support HOOP kids in Arequipa

Last year Anita and Martin Hornbrook volunteered for HOOP here in Arequipa, and after experiencing first hand the work that we do were so impressed, that they decided to take their commitment to our cause to a whole new level. As such, they will walk a double marathon in order to raise funds for our … Continue reading A double Iceland marathon to support HOOP kids in Arequipa

Why is this guy cycling from Belgium to Barcelona?

Surprisingly, a few pieces of metal, rubber and basic physics can get you pretty far. This month, one man, and one small mountain bike is helping HOOP run 140 hours of counselling & psychology workshops for women in our community. How, you ask? Find out on our Generosity page – or watch the video below.  Last … Continue reading Why is this guy cycling from Belgium to Barcelona?

Intern interviews intern: an insight into HOOP’s comms team

Recently we’ve had a brand new pair of hands on deck in the HOOP communications team. In fact, the new addition to the team is… me (Maggie from New Zealand – hi!). Being the new comms intern, I decided to pick the brain of the older and wiser intern to get some further insight to … Continue reading Intern interviews intern: an insight into HOOP’s comms team

Ain’t no mountain HOOP enough (World Record update)

For the past few weeks it’s been all about hula hooping, extinct volcanoes and world records here at HOOP. The reason is simple – we want to raise $10,000. We’re doing this by climbing Chachani, a 6057m high extinct volcano and hula hooping at the top to (hopefully) break the world record in high altitude … Continue reading Ain’t no mountain HOOP enough (World Record update)

Meet the World Record Challengers

You might have heard us buzzing about hula hoops, mountains and world records for the past couple of days, and it’s all for a good reason. We are aiming to raise $10,000, by climbing Chachani (6057m) and hula hooping at the top. Please support us by donating here! Campaign leader (and comms intern), Elise spoke to four of the … Continue reading Meet the World Record Challengers