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  • Parobamba & Pitukiska Visit

    Hello Mosqoy Blog readers! A few weeks ago Ana, Gustavo, Barcelia and I traveled to the communities of Parobamba and Pitukiska for their monthly weaving association meetings. Saturday morning I woke up bright and early for just the start of my travels to the highland communities. At 3:45am, it began with a short walk to Ana’s apartment, down the hill. Don’t worry mom, the street dogs were still ...

    Posted at July 14, 2016 | By : | Categories : Mosqoy Stories,Peru,Weaving communities | 0 Comment
  • A Note from our Executive Director as she passes the torch

    Dear Mosqoy friends and supporters, I find it hard to believe that I am writing to you 10 years after Mosqoy started. I remember arriving in Peru as a 20-year-old, blissfully naïve and energetic, unaware that my life could be so utterly changed by the students I met here. Many people have asked why I chose to start Mosqoy, and I often respond that it didn’t feel like a choice or a decision – I was ...

    Posted at July 4, 2016 | By : | Categories : Random | 0 Comment
  • Brentwood Service Learning: A Day on an Andean Campo

    The Socma service learning trip took Brentwood students into the home of Nohemi, one of Mosqoy’s Andean Youth Program students. With the objective both to experience a day in Nohemi’s life and to help on her family’s farm, the Brentwood group headed up to Socma, a remote community outside of Ollantaytambo, in a combi or large van. The only way to access this community is by ...

    Posted at April 22, 2016 | By : | Categories : Random | 0 Comment
  • A Post by Brentwood’s Mrs. Beatty

    We arrived in Cusco last Thursday morning around 6:30am and came straight to the hotel. We all noticed the elevation right away. It was intense, especially after walking uphill to the hotel with our bags at 10,000 feet! We had a good 3 hour nap before setting out to check out the town. We got struck pretty hard with the altitude, and took a day or so ...

    Posted at April 15, 2016 | By : | Categories : Random | 0 Comment
  • Andean Youth Program Student Sponsor Spotlight

    Hello from Cusco and the Andean Youth Program! We are excited to introduce Apus Peru and El Albergue, two of our Peru-based student sponsors who help us make our program possible. These businesses support educational and leadership opportunities for high achieving students from the Sacred Valley and Mapacho River Valley regions of Peru. Meet Apus: Apus Peru Adventure Travel Specialists is an adventure trekking company ...

    Posted at February 18, 2016 | By : | Categories : Random | 0 Comment
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