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Hola! This happened to be our last weekend here in Cusco. After our emotional goodbyes at Camino Nuevo, we had a visit to a local...

Dia 11

Today was our last day at Camino Nuevo. The rec team had one more chance to practice movement activities with both classes and the...

Dia 8 - Nuestro último lunes

We hit the ground running Monday morning after having such an adventure-filled weekend in Machu Picchu and Pisac. The groups working with...

Dia 10 - Conociendo a las familias

Today was the culmination of all of our projects and we had the opportunity to present our projects to the parents, teachers, and...

Dia 9 - Hoy Estamos Enfermos :(

Today unfortunately most of the student group was ill and stayed home to rest. CI Jen's group was totally out of commission so "Mama Jen"...

Dia 5-7 - Machu Picchu, Pisaq y mucho mas

Our weekend was packed full of adventures of so many different kinds. On Friday, we travelled to Aguas Calientes via Ollantaytambo. In...

Dia 3 - Proyectos a camino nuevo

Today was another great day spent at Camino Nuevo! We immediately split into our three focus groups to get started on implementing our...

Dia 2

Today was a long and rewarding day. It started with a bumpy bus ride to Camino Nuevo. The school serves children with cerebral palsy,...

Dia 1 - Bienvenidos a nuestro blog!

Today, the last of our group arrived and settled into our homestay in Cusco. We're staying with a woman named Patricia (and her 2 dogs!)...

Peru 2018

This year, our team includes 8 rehab students (P&O, OT, & PT) and 3 clinical instructors. We will all arrive by Monday 9/3, so stay tuned...

Día 14

¡Hola! Today we woke up at 4:00 a.m. to begin the trek to Rainbow Mountain, which is a three hour drive away from Cusco and then a 2-3...

Día 13

¡Hola! On our final day of volunteering, we visited Mother Teresa of Calcutta Orphanage which houses children and adults alike with...

Día 12 – Last day at Camino Nuevo

¡Buenos Días! Today was our last day at Camino Nuevo. We spent the morning providing private consultations with three of the children and...

Día 11 – In-service day!

¡Buenas! Today, we started our day with individual sessions with 3 students and their parents. The combination of the time that we spent...

Día 10

¡Hola! Today we went to Camino Nuevo to work with the physical therapist Amilcar and the children. Our main focus of the day was showing...

Día 9

¡Feliz lunes! Today we traveled to the Southern Valley of Cusco to visit three homes of children with disabilities. These children all...

Días 6-8

¡Hola amigos! After a day of observation at Phawarispa on Friday, we gathered our belongings and began our trek to Machu Picchu. The rest...

Día 5

¡Hola! Today we worked with the physical therapist, Amilcar, at Camino Nuevo. We began with a more organized approach this time by...

Día 4

¡Hola! Today, we went to Camino Nuevo to observe classroom time. We observed the teachers who instruct children with cerebral palsy (CP)...