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The Diary of a Social Work Student

May 16, 2017

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…

SKIP’s CEO is published

April 30, 2017

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.  

SKIP’s Flood Relief Work in Trujillo Continues

April 17, 2017

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…

Read the Annual Report for 2016

March 30, 2017

Find out about what happened at SKIP in 2016 in our amazing annual report 2016

Holiday Club 2017

March 23, 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…

SKIP TRIVIA NIGHT

November 16, 2016

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…

Updates from Holiday Club 2016

November 5, 2016

Club Vacacional is an extremely exciting period in the SKIP calendar. Our students have a long break from school during the Peruvian summer months and during this time they are often playing in the street or working with their families. Holiday Club is a six-week elective programme designed to provide a safe environment for the…

Celebrating Mother’s Day in SKIP

November 5, 2016

On the 14th of May we had a celebration in SKIP for Mother’s Day. For this special day the organisation decided to arrange a trip just for them and this time they visited the beach in Huanchaco where they had a great day full of happiness and fun. Arrangements were down to the Social Work Programme…

Volunteer Blog – Shabeena’s story!

November 5, 2016

I have been back home in the UK for 2 weeks now. It has taken me 2 whole weeks and I still have not managed to process my entire experience at SKIP and how it has overwhelmingly exceeded all my expectations Going abroad to volunteer and teach primary children English had been a dream of…

Summer Psychology Workshops

November 5, 2016

Values and social competencies are essential to a person’s success in their personal and professional lives. For this reason, SKIP focuses on providing quality education to prepare children for their futures and offers psychology workshops to all children attending the primary education program. The workshops started at the end of 2015 and topics were chosen…

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