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
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
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
We volunteer first and foremost for the people, but let’s face it; the other benefits aren’t half bad. Volunteering can be an absolute life changer in a number of ways and here are just five of them.
We began our teaching programme this week! With some new faces and some who have taught before, it was great to get back in the swing of things. More kids than ever have showed interest in being part of our lessons and it is amazing to see so much enthusiasm.
Finally, after months of planning and preparation I have arrived in the beautiful city of Arequipa with plans to spend the next four months volunteering with HOOP Peru. I had initially planned to take on the role as the “assistant” in the newly created Mother and Toddler Class. However, once I arrived we began discussing … Continue reading Jess taking on the Butterfly class