For the past week on social media, we’ve been sharing some of the exciting things our social worker, Silvia, gets up to leading our new social work program. In this week’s blog, we’re sharing the bigger story behind the new program and why it is an exciting time for HOOP! As you guys know, we’ve … Continue reading Introducing our new Social Work program!
Eddy Chen: An Original HOOPster!
Arequipa has a way of drawing people back again and again. And for the past two weeks at HOOP, we’ve been lucky to have one of our good friends Eddy Chen volunteering with us. It isn’t his second or even his third time here. In fact, Eddy has been in Arequipa every year since 2010. So in … Continue reading Eddy Chen: An Original HOOPster!
How I got HOOPed into charity work in Peru
In this week’s blog, one of our fantastic Aussie volunteers, Lauren, tells us how she unexpectedly found herself volunteering at HOOP. When I first came to South America, I hadn’t planned on working with kids. I’m a backpacker at heart, so I wanted to see the world, try new experiences, and eat everything I can … Continue reading How I got HOOPed into charity work in Peru
HOOP Hero Award: Teresa!
At HOOP we’re really fortunate to have some fantastic supporters all over the world helping us continue the work we’re doing here in Flora Tristán. But it’s thanks to a few special people who have gone the extra mile to make sure HOOP continues to have an impact in the community today – without them, HOOP wouldn’t … Continue reading HOOP Hero Award: Teresa!