Experience volunteering in Cusco to the fullest

volunteering in cusco

Are you excited for working at a volunteering project in Cusco? There are so many ways you can make this an unforgettable experience. There are numerous benefits to volunteering, whether you are abroad or at home, it is surely a unique experience. Volunteering in Cusco is one of the best places you could possible go. With various projects in the region, we can always find something that fits your wishes.

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Hannah and Linda’s Experience in Cusco

Let’s get to know our volunteers a little more. Meet Linda(18) and Hannah(18) from Germany. They arrived in Cusco 3 months ago after doing some volunteering work in Zanzibar. How cool right? 😲

Currently, they are volunteering at a school in Cusco with Proyecto Peru. They are working in Childcare as teachers and helping with activities for the kids. Do you want to get to know more about their experience in Cusco? Keep reading.

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5 Reasons to volunteer at least once in your life

Volunteer work is a booming subject. This might be partially due to the globalization of the internet that makes finding a place to volunteer just a click away, but mostly because we Millennials are a generation who understand that life should be squeezed to the max, and who are trying to make this world a better place. There are so many reasons why you should do volunteering at least once in your life.

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4 tips to be a more responsible volunteer

Many companies brag about being socially responsible. They take volunteering very seriously and look for that in all their employees. Even some people are looking to volunteer abroad to get to know these responsible and ethical companies.

Many people decide to take a sabbatical year after finishing high school or university in order to find themselves or have a life-changing experience and opt to volunteer abroad.

How about spending your next holidays in Peru, hiking through the Andes and visiting archaeological ruins while helping the community? Sounds cool, right?

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The best 4 places to volunteer abroad in Peru

There are many decisions to make and many places to choose from when it comes to volunteer abroad. One of the most important decisions you will have to make is where to volunteer and for how you will be doing it. No matter the country, you have to find a place and project that suits your skills, this way you will be making an impact in the project.

Peru is, indeed, one of the best places to volunteer abroad. You can help educate children in one of its cities, work in a local hospital in the Andes or help reforesting the Amazon. Peru is a very multicultural country that offers a unique experience to visitors and volunteers.

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10 tips to volunteer abroad

Volunteering abroad or in your community is a rewarding experience for you and the community/project you support. But, before you start this incredible journey, you have to make sure the organisation you will be volunteering through is a responsible one.

Every summer, hundreds of students finish high school or university, or are during summer vacations. This is the perfect time to dedicate some time to contribute and give back. This is why today we share with you ten tips to find a responsible volunteer organisation to arrange your project!

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Grace’s story as a medical volunteer in Cusco, Peru

Former volunteer Grace shares her experience living in Cusco as a medical volunteer.

I have always considered myself lucky for the different places I have lived and the different people I have met along the way. I was born in the hustling bustling city of Seoul, South Korea, lived among the endless green pastures of Wisconsin for a year, lived in an apartment in Toronto, Canada for three years, and finally settled with the cows and trees in a small Connecticut town called Mansfield by the grand age of nine.

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When Love Crosses Continents: How two volunteers met and fell in love in Cusco

Dear friends at Proyecto Peru,

We’d like to share our story with you, to spread a little of our happiness.

Three years ago, back when we didn’t know each other yet, we – Daniel from the USA and me from Belgium – read about the medical package at Proyecto Peru and decided to jump into the adventure.

In the summer of 2015, we arrived in Cusco. The first day of medical Spanish classes, I thought I was all alone with my teacher, Paula. Intense! But the next day, Daniel was there.

It didn’t take long for us to realize we’d gotten lucky.

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