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Read here the stories and experiences from our students, interns and volunteers in Cusco.
Proyecto Peru’s new marketing intern Alex!

Proyecto Peru’s new marketing intern Alex!

Hey, hi, hello! My name is Alex Sundberg and I am the newest marketing intern for Proyecto Peru. I arrived here June 8, 2017 and I will be staying for one month in the majestic city of Cusco! I am originally from Colorado, USA, but I am currently a student at the...

Social Sciences student Lara: thesis in Peru

Social Sciences student Lara: thesis in Peru

Hi Guys, I’m Lara, a Dutch social sciences student in Amsterdam and, back in Cusco! The moment I left Cusco in August after a 7-week stay with Proyecto Peru, I knew I would come back (soon). I loved the culture, the people, the weather (no rain season, so good), the...

Visit to a volunteering project of Proyecto Peru

Visit to a volunteering project of Proyecto Peru

Hi everyone! Last week I got the opportunity to go with Anne, one of our volunteers, to her volunteering project. It was great to be there so I would like to share something about the visit! After school program I met with Anne at a plaza near the bus stop. Apparantly...

Hi Guys! – Introduction of our new intern

Hi Guys! – Introduction of our new intern

Hi guys! My name is Britt, I am from The Netherlands and I will be the new marketing intern of Proyecto Peru! On the 25th of February, I arrived in Cusco to start my internship at Proyecto Peru for 5 months, a long time! First, let me introduce myself. My name is...

Meet Andrew, Proyecto Peru’s English Director

Meet Andrew, Proyecto Peru’s English Director

This is Andrew, our English coordinator! I’m Andrew Pixton from Salt Lake City, Utah. I came to Cusco in January of 2016 for a school internship. It was my last semester with the University of Utah, partnering with an NGO. I taught English at homes for disadvantaged...

What it’s like to hike the Salkantay Trek in Peru!

What it’s like to hike the Salkantay Trek in Peru!

Learn about Salkantay Trek from our intern! Salkantay trek After having been a month in Cusco, Peru, it was time to explore one of the Seven Wonders of the World, Machu Picchu! There are several ways to visit Machu Picchu. It´s possible to do it in one day. Take a...

Adventures in Cuzco: My Life as an ESL Teacher

Adventures in Cuzco: My Life as an ESL Teacher

It's the beginning! My name is Veronica Lysaght. I am a proud Ohioan from Toledo! I recently completed my Master’s Degree in Latin American History in the United States. Now, I am an English teacher at Proyecto Peru Centre in Cuzco. I love Peruvian food, Inca history,...

Tips and tricks on how to prepare your trip to Peru

Tips and tricks on how to prepare your trip to Peru

Tips and tricks on how to prepare your trip to Peru Traveling to Peru? If you follow the Tips and tricks in this blog, you will have a great time without any trouble or problems! Find all the information about currency, visa, traveling and other tips about living in...

Volunteer Work From Two Perspectives

Volunteer Work From Two Perspectives

Working on the volunteer ground floor I am used to being on the ground floor working with community development. In schools, institutes, and non-profits. Therefore I dedicated a lot of my time in teaching and empowering children in low income communities to improve...

Time Flies When You’re Having Fun

Time Flies When You’re Having Fun

NO EXACT AMOUNT OF MONTHS IS ENOUGH TO EXPLORE PERU Exactly 2 months ago I arrived in Cusco for the very first time to start my internship and I can’t believe that it’s already over of having the chance to explore Cusco and its surroundings. The last weeks were...