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Navigating the Impacts of Covid

Navigating the Impacts of Covid

March 2021 marked one year of navigating Covid-19's repercussions, at home and abroad. It's been a year of firsts in many ways, but perhaps most notably for the foundation has been our inability to travel to Peru: a first in 13 years. These unprecedented...

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A Year in Review: 2020

A Year in Review: 2020

The 2020 Cohort In early March, we departed Canada with 68 volunteers for Pucallpa, Peru. This trip marked the tenth volunteer mission organized by the Foundation; and flying with us was a cohort of people from backgrounds spanning medicine and pharmaceutics to...

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We’ve been featured!

We’ve been featured!

This winter, the editors over at Diplomat Magazine contacted us to run a story covering the Foundation's mission and its principles. The timing could not have been better, as we prepared head down for our 10th annual volunteer trip to Peru. Though Diplomat's Spring...

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Volunteer trip 2019: A Review

Volunteer trip 2019: A Review

It always feels like a week in Pucallpa equates a handful of hours back home. It speeds by in motocart rides, dusty streets, children calling and jungle walks under banana trees. We open our eyes one morning and already it’s time to go. But behind us, like a dream,...

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Volunteer trip 2018: A day by day summary

Volunteer trip 2018: A day by day summary

March 4th, 2018 We’ve arrived (at last!) in the heat and humidity of Pucallpa, ready for the week ahead with excitement. For this year’s trip, a record-breaking number of 65 international volunteers have joined us. From England, France, Vancouver, Vermont, Montreal...

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