How to quit your job and go volunteering

‘Love it, change it or leave it’. It seems like an easy principle to follow, but often our dreams get thrown by the wayside in favour of living comfortably. Markus Hachmöller – a current HOOP volunteer and former engineer reflects on his decision to quit his job, leave his hometown and go volunteering on the other … Continue reading How to quit your job and go volunteering

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

A Pizza Epiphany

We’ve come a long way since an intrepid group of travellers came to Arequipa and set up HOOP in 2012. Now a fully-fledged NGO, with a network of hundreds of people around the world, HOOP co-founder Teresa reflects on HOOP’s amazing growth in this week’s blog. Since HOOP started back in 2012 – with a … Continue reading A Pizza Epiphany