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School Year at SKIP

This year in SKIP’s Programs of Education, we are working with 229 students; 137 in primary and 92 in secondary. Our goal is, like every year, to support the development of a comprehensive education for our students, providing them with extra support in communication, math and English, and similarly developing their skills with our extracurricular…

Being a Leader. Being an English Teacher.

Author: Ewan Smith Before joining SKIP in May 2017, I had more than two years of experience teaching English. I worked on education in the UK and gained a lot of knowledge thanks to the trainings I got the chance to participate in. But I wanted more than that, I was interested on making a…

Volunteer Week: training to shine

As our Holiday Club 2018 has come to an end we have slowly been getting ourselves ready for the return of the new school year in Peru. This week we have welcomed a new group of volunteers, both from Peru and abroad, and we start our new Training Week with a different set of activities,…

School Year at SKIP

This year in SKIP’s Programs of Education, we are working with 229 students; 137 in primary and 92 in secondary. Our goal is, like every year, to support the development of a comprehensive education for our students, providing them with extra support in communication, math and English, and similarly developing their skills with our extracurricular…

Being a Leader. Being an English Teacher.

Author: Ewan Smith Before joining SKIP in May 2017, I had more than two years of experience teaching English. I worked on education in the UK and gained a lot of knowledge thanks to the trainings I got the chance to participate in. But I wanted more than that, I was interested on making a…

Volunteer Week: training to shine

As our Holiday Club 2018 has come to an end we have slowly been getting ourselves ready for the return of the new school year in Peru. This week we have welcomed a new group of volunteers, both from Peru and abroad, and we start our new Training Week with a different set of activities,…

End of our (educational) summer. Expo-Club and Trip to the Beach

Our Holiday Club has come to an end with great learning experiences and our kids full of energy ready for everything that is to come this new school year. After these two months full of lessons and multiple workshops, we had the opportunity to share in our Expo-Club what our kids from primary and secondary…

Creating sustainable development. Economic Development Program.

The second week of January we opened the doors to the SKIP mothers in the Economic Development Program. In our Holiday Club we not only offer a place where kids can learn, but also we maintain the relationships with their families, in this way we give one step forward giving parents education to be able…

Fundraising in a year. SKIP New Year’s Resolutions

You may come to our events and participate in our activities, but how much do you really know about fundraising at SKIP? Our team is comprised of four fantastic women, with Sophie House as the Fundraising Leader; and Angelica Bjorkman, Rebecca Marston and Natalie Beckett acting as support in their Fundraising Volunteers roles, our efforts…

English and Maths Volunteer. Breaking down barriers.

Author: Juan José Paravecino I began volunteering for SKIP in July 2017. As a Peruvian and as a teacher I saw the opportunity of being part of an active change in my community. At SKIP I have witnessed what it means to give without expecting anything in return, and although as volunteers we don’t look…

Welcome 2018, Welcome to our new Executive Director

I am honored to start this year by saying thank you to all the friends of SKIP. As most of you already know, I became the Executive Director of SKIP at the end of last year, but my path began long before that. Since the moment I started working at SKIP I knew it was…

Welcome back to the Holiday Club 2018

Every year at SKIP we welcome the vacations with our Holiday Club. A space in which we offer activities to kids and teenagers at SKIP during January and February. This year we bring news on the personal development front, since we are incorporating actions from the Psychology Department. As part of the educational activities’ curriculum…