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Chocolatada at SKIP

December 11, 2017

Every year when December comes, in Peru we prepare for the holiday celebrations with Chocolate Navideño, or as we call it “Chocolatada”. This is exactly what we wanted to share with the families in SKIP. As the school year closes, and before vacation for all the kids we celebrated this past Sunday our own Chocolatada.

CHRISTMAS COUNTDOWN…Three weeks to go…!

December 5, 2017

Every week we come closer to Christmas and we continue to share some ideas on how to fundraise effectively while you enjoy the time you spend organizing and managing the event. Following up this week, we bring you something that many people might feel related to. Enjoying University!

CHRISTMAS COUNTDOWN…Four weeks to go…!

November 30, 2017

We can smell Christmas coming our way and as we promise we continue sharing our fundraising ideas!

As you may have seen so far none of the ideas are hard, and they are certainly customizable, so give them a try, choose the one you like the most and change it to your taste and what might be more fun for you. That is right: Have fun. Because supporting a good cause has to fulfill you, not only because it is good, but because you enjoy it!

SKIP Social events. The run-up to Christmas

November 27, 2017

December comes full with fun events and activities. Check out the SKIP socials and fundraisers going on in Trujillo in the run-up to Christmas! Get into the festive spirit and join our volunteers in the celebrations.

SKIP Back to School Project

November 25, 2017

Every March kids in Peru start their enrollment in school, it is a moment when every parent has to deal with a lot of expenses so their children can have the best education they can get.

With the “Back to School Project”, SKIP provides the necessary elements to have an impact in the family’s finances, meaning parents don’t have to choose between fulfilling their children’s right to adequate food and health and their right to education.

Donating on Black Friday

November 23, 2017

This time of year has become all about shopping, looking for the great deals that Black Friday brings. Even though this originated in the United States as part of the Thanksgiving celebration, it has spread beyond their borders to practically everywhere you look.

In light of this, a question arises: Is it a good time to contribute to a social cause? – Yes, it is!

CHRISTMAS COUNTDOWN…Five weeks to go…!

November 22, 2017

Following our countdown to Christmas, we are sharing a few new ideas on how to support SKIP this holiday season through fundraisers.

CHRISTMAS COUNTDOWN…Six weeks to go…!

November 14, 2017

The countdown to Christmas has begun, and we would like to share ideas on how to support SKIP this holidays. A great way to do it is hosting fundraisers.

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.

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.

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