Hello, everyone. On February 23rd, 2012, I will travel to Peru, where I will volunteer for two months as an English teacher in a organization called Otra Cosa. This non-profit organization is located near Trujillo, one of the largest cities in Peru and my volunteer assignment will be there.
The specific local organization I will be assigned to is a small non-profit called Espaanglisch. Although I’m not certain of my exact assignment, I believe it will be helping at one or two primary schools in the poorer areas of town. I may also help with adult conversation classes in the evening. I will live in a room at the Espaanglisch house/apartment. I will have internet access and plan to post here frequently. As always, I’d love to receive your comments here or, if you prefer a little more privacy, send me an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
When my volunteer assignment ends, I’ll be spending about 3 more weeks in Peru just traveling. I’m happy to report that Grace and Michael will join me for 8 days and we will travel together to Cuzco and Macchu Picchu. When they return home I will stay about 10 more days during which I’ll take a 7-day tour of the Amazon basin portion of Peru. I’m really excited about this new adventure!