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!

Spanish words that have no English translation

When I was preparing to move to Arequipa with embarrassingly little Spanish last year, I remember reading in a guidebook that most businesses would have someone who spoke English. I can confirm that this is a massive lie; if you’re going to live here, you’d better get stuck into Spanish or consign yourself to a … Continue reading Spanish words that have no English translation

Volunteering in Peru: A year of being inspired

Before I came to HOOP in May 2015, I was sure of one thing: that I wasn’t sure where I’d go next. And that was just how I liked it. Long story short, I was at a point in my life where I was ready to explore new avenues and have new adventures, instead of … Continue reading Volunteering in Peru: A year of being inspired

Our Annual Report is out (and it’s just for you)

We published our latest annual report – just for you! As a HOOP supporter, we want you to know what we’re up to, how we have spent your donations and what programs we ran for the people of Flora Tristán. We want you to know how much money we raised (and from where), and how … Continue reading Our Annual Report is out (and it’s just for you)

The word is out: English is empowerment

Education is pretty important, right? Well, we’re not the only ones who think so. We were lucky to be invited to an event all about Education in Peru – and specifically about the importance of English in the national curriculum. It was organised as part of a partnership between the British Council and Ministry of … Continue reading The word is out: English is empowerment