Volunteer diaries: First Impressions of HOOP

In this week’s blog new volunteer Kina Abe from the United States gives us her first impressions of teaching at the HOOP school. It’s 6:30 pm and I’m squeezed in the back seat of an over packed Combi bus in between fellow volunteer Irene and an older woman falling asleep while cradling a tiny baby. The baby’s … Continue reading Volunteer diaries: First Impressions of HOOP

24 signs you lived in Arequipa…

There are countless reasons the White City is a charming, fascinating and downright quirky place to live. So we compiled a list of 24 of our favourite tell-tale signs you’ve lived in Arequipa. 1. The rubbish trucks brighten up your day by playing ‘Under the Sea’ (or other amazing songs!). When you go back home, … Continue reading 24 signs you lived in Arequipa…