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 internship that helped me cross boundaries

Haga click aquí para la versión en Español Hi everyone, I´m Becci, 22 years old, from Germany and currently studying International Social Work. In March 2016 I went to Arequipa to spend a semester at a local partner university. As part of my semester abroad I had to work once a week at an organization, … Continue reading The internship that helped me cross boundaries

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

Accountancy and Travel? Who’d Have Thought It…

Haga click aquí para la versión en Español Last month we were very happy to welcome Kerry Smithies, an accountant from Canada working for the NGO Accounting for International Development, to Arequipa to help us with our accounts and budgets for the coming year. We sat down for a chat before she left to find … Continue reading Accountancy and Travel? Who’d Have Thought It…

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