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First week done in Peru

by Website Creator

By: Analivier Valencia Martinez We are officially done with the first week in Huancayo, Peru! All of the volunteers were able to become acquainted with their clinics and schools. Most ...

Sawadhee Kha!

by Courtney Slanaker

Sawadhee Kha! This is Mara, the program coordinator for Summer Session 2 in Thailand. The success of a trip is determined, above all else, by the people involved. We have an excellent group of ...

Bienvenidos a la selva!

by Courtney Slanaker

This weekend is the weekend that we really become a group. Whether it is the heat, the jungle’s beauty, or something about trekking for five and a half hours through a river, this weekend binds ...

Week 2 of Peru Adventures

by Courtney Slanaker

Finding our groove Now that we are a little more known and trusted at the clinics, this week has been full of new experiences and perspectives. At Pilcomayo, Maddie, Jada and Nicole have been ...

Into the valley of fun! #Peru

by Courtney Slanaker

By: Dolly Bindon- Coordinator This weekend we went on our first Huancayo adventure. Saturday morning, after a hearty banana pancake breakfast, we made our way to the valley tour. It’s a day ...

Second Session Peru!

by Courtney Slanaker

Our second session of Healthyouth Peru is off to a great start! After some long travel days, all seven of us met in Lima. Even in Lima’s cloudy climate, we spent a few great days exploring the ...

Week 3 in full- Peru

by Courtney Slanaker

After a magical weekend in the jungle, we start our third week of work in the clinics and schools. The volunteers at the Huari clinic have been working very hard on the parasite campaign and ...

Week 1 Thailand Adventures

by Courtney Slanaker

By: Miyoung Chung Culture shock. It’s defined as a feeling of bewilderment experienced by a person who is subjected to an unfamiliar culture, way of life, or set of attitudes. I’m not sure ...

Where Travel Has Taken Me

by Courtney Slanaker

By: Jack Resnik Talk to anyone who has traveled, or worked, or wandered through the world, and I guarantee that you will hear several things. First, appreciate your digestive system -- it’s ...

So You’ve Decided to Volunteer Abroad

by Website Creator

By: Jack Resnik First of all, a big congratulations to all the new volunteers who were accepted to the summer programs in Peru and Thailand! We are excited to have you, and thankful for your ...