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And Just Like That…

Our trip to Peru has officially ended, but I know all of our GCU students hold every beautiful moment we had in our hearts in whatever may come for the future. There were so many amazing places, people, and cultures in Peru and we cannot wait to share our stories with you as the semester

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Volunteer Work Only Getting Better!

As we stay longer in Peru, our students here only wish to do more and more with the time they have. The nursing students have been traveling to a different area each day, to offer medical care to the locals. The medical campaign offers height&weight, vitals, dental care, assessments, visits with the doctor, and the

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Importance of Water in Peru

It is amazing how when traveling from one country to another our eyes can be opened. One concept that we always discuss as a group is how different the water system is in Peru. In the United States, any of us can simply walk to the sink and fill our cup with water if we

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Volunteer Work Day 1!

Yesterday began our real purpose for coming to Peru…our opportunity to volunteer! Our social work students had the opportunity to attend the Aldea Infantil de Juan Pablo II, and work with young orphans aged 2-7. From coloring pictures to playing with toys to dancing, our students were just happy to provide whatever they could to

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Beautiful Views, Inca Ruins, and More!

Yesterday was quite the day for our social work and nursing students. We started out the day with the most beautiful, sunny views from the top of our homestay and we could not wait to get started on our tours! After going to the market named San Pedro to look at the local atmosphere and

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First Day In Peru!

Today marks our first day in Peru, and what an exciting day it was! After we got settled into our homestay, we were lucky enough to get a small tour of the Plaza de Armas before our orientation at Máximo Nivel to learn about our IVHQ experience. This city center of Cusco was gorgeous from

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