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

From the Isle of Wight to Arequipa: George’s Story

Haga click aquí para la versión en Español George Fairhurst a volunteer teacher from the Isle of Wight, England is currently half way through a placement year as part of his undergraduate degree. He spent 4 months with HOOP last year teaching both Manatee and Leopard classes. Sit back and enjoy as he tells you … Continue reading From the Isle of Wight to Arequipa: George’s Story

We Can Be Heroes, Forever and Ever

Haga click aquí para la versión en Español Since HOOPs inception, Barbara Schwarz has been silently instrumental in supporting our cause by securing huge donations. This has given us the ability to grow and continually enhance the work we can carry out in the Flora Tristán community. In this week’s blog one of our founders … Continue reading We Can Be Heroes, Forever and Ever

The Social Report: Not All Stats are Boring

Haga click aquí para la versión en Español We sat down with Social Work intern Rebecca Ritzmann to discuss her work in completing the 2016 Social Work report, the outcomes and what they mean for the HOOP community in Flora Tristán, Arequipa. To read the full report click here. Hi Rebecca, could you give us … Continue reading The Social Report: Not All Stats are Boring

4 nations, 2 organizations, 1 goal

Haga click aquí para la versión en Español On Sunday October 23rd, 2016 The Water Van Project and HOOP teamed up to donate water filters to 44 families in the communities of Chiguata and Flora Tristán. The people of these two communities only have access to contaminated water from street taps but thanks to the … Continue reading 4 nations, 2 organizations, 1 goal

HOOP kids fly high with Airbus

Haga click aquí para la versión en Español We first met Nayhibe Gómez at one of our weekly fundraising events here in Arequipa. As always and as an introduction to every event, we speak a little about ourselves and explain about HOOP; our mission and the work we carry out. This gives us the opportunity … Continue reading HOOP kids fly high with Airbus