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Learning from little’uns in Santa Cruz

When I signed up to volunteer in the bustling tropical Bolivian city of Santa Cruz, the thought of learning just as much from the kids I was supposed to be mentoring had never crossed my mind. Fast forward to 11am … Continue reading

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Teaching English in a South Peruvian shanty town

“Carga, carga,” beg Dario, his brother Diego and their cousin Katy in unison. It’s time for the daily dilemma… Who gets the piggy back to the gravel road? “Come on then Katy,” I decide, mainly because she looks like she’s … Continue reading

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