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Volunteer Peru 2018

NEXT TRIP - MARCH  2018 Join our team of volunteers for our 2018 mission to Peru and experience first-hand the Pure Art Foundation in action as we travel to Pucallpa with the Construct a Structure Today Initiative.     ABOUT PUCALLPA We primarily work with a...

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Bridge to Peru 2015

In March 2016, we'll be returning to Peru with a new team of volunteers to construct Casa Hudson No. 5. This project wouldn't be possible without a local event that is very dear to our hearts. Every September since 2011, a group of Hudsonites come together to raise...

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Our 22nd Home a Success

As I sit down to begin our final blog post of this year’s trip to Pucallpa, it’s hard to imagine the perfect closure to such an eventful week. Today, the volunteers visited a local school where some of our students are sponsored, before heading to the work site for...

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Visit to Limongema

On Wednesday, the group took a much needed break from the construction site, travelling 2 hours up the Ucayali River by boat to a Shipibo tribe in Limongema. By then, the volunteers and our local team of construction workers had accomplished an incredible amount on...

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Impacts of Education

The last few days have been a wonderful ride- from extreme heat and a blazing sun, to lovely thunderstorms that cooled off our Monday evening. Suddenly, the heat became more gentle and a cool breeze passed by, giving us a momentary pause from the intensity....

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Hub of Hope

I began the first stretch of my journey, with an oversized piece of luggage, flying Montreal -> Miami -> Lima. 24 hours later I was boarding a plane to Pucallpa, with 18 of our 22 volunteers, after what had felt like a long trek from Montreal. Before I continue,...

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