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Participant Feedback - Peru

ELI had a group from the University of California, Irvine volunteering in Peru in a few different projects. They gave feedback on their university site. Here are their observations:

Working with Kids Impact On My Life
The Resilience of People Live Every Moment
A Strong Peru Choices We Make
Working in a Women's Prison Life in Peru
Leaving My Comfort Zone Behind Life in Ayacucho
A Day Behind Bars Special Needs Children
Working at La Cuna First Reactions to Peru

Featured Photojournal

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    One of my favorite spots in Cusco; Plaza de Armas. I was posted up in a café waiting for a rainstorm to pass when I caught a glimpse of a double rainbow
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    Hiking to the top of Amantani Island to see a 360 view of Lake Titicaca; the highest lake in the world
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    My placement was at a school in Cusco, Peru. I assisted the teacher and helped the kids with their homework and other various activities. These are some of the kiddos I worked with.
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    The spectacular view of Machu Picchu at the top of Huaynapicchu.
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    Lake Titicaca at sunset
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    They loved to play with my hair! Sometimes they spent their whole recess braiding my hair and fighting over who got to hold the hairbrush. It became a daily ritual!
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    My friend and fellow volunteer Nick taking in the view at the top of Huaynapicchu.
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    Machu Picchu; one of the most incredible places
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    My host family.
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    Ok, so they're pretty adorable!
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    Kayla and Maisa
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    iva el Peru!
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    Taking the view in at the top of Amantani, reflecting on my time in Peru.