The Diary of a Social Work Student

Standing at the check-in desk at 3 am on a cold, rainy Tuesday morning, passport in hand. “What is your destination today, Sir?” enquired the enthusiastic check-in assistant. “Lima” I replied, still trying come to terms with the adventure I was about to embark upon. I was about to fly to Trujillo a city in…

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SKIP’s CEO is published

Read this great journal article, “Finding the win-win: Providing supportive and enriching volunteer tourism experiences while promoting sustainable social change.” This paper, written by SKIP’s CEO, Liz Wilson, explores some of the complexities around international volunteering.  

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SKIP’s Flood Relief Work in Trujillo Continues

Here is a summary of the work we have been doing in our flood relief efforts – THANKS so much to the generosity of everyone who donated – we are working hard to make the most of those funds!! See the photo album on Facebook for more details: 1) Sending water trucks out while the…

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Holiday Club 2017

During January and February 2017, we completed another highly successful Vacation Club at the SKIP Centre. The 6-week period was a time of great enjoyment (and lots of hard work!) for the SKIP volunteers and, following some well needed rest and recuperation, we wanted to let you all know about what we have been up…

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SKIP TRIVIA NIGHT

Friday, November 4th, Skip volunteers held a fundraising event at ‘El Patio Rojo cafe’ to raise funds for our artisanal workshops program and what a night it was! We had a fantastic turnout with over 50 people attending, raising 270 soles in donations and raffle tickets sold. This money will directly help the workshop program…

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