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
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
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
Last month saw the end of an era at HOOP. An era shaped by one crazy American lady called Ali. If you’ve volunteered with us at any point in the past three and a half years, you will have met this incredibly dedicated person who has taken HOOP from its basic framework in 2013 to … Continue reading End of an era at HOOP
You’ll be pleased to hear that we have made friends! And we don’t mean the HOOP office team. Our social work program has been developing trust, friendship, and social support networks within the community for more than a year. We are pleased to say this has paid off. Women who have been part of our … Continue reading We’ve Made Friends!
We have been lucky to have Misha Zala from the UK volunteering with us not once, but twice! A lot has happened at HOOP since she first volunteered in April 2015. So we asked for her perspective on how things have changed since her first time round. Jumping off the combi in Flora Tristan through a cloud … Continue reading My return to HOOP: How have things changed?