Sendero Luminso

8 February 2013

The Shining Path (Sendero Luminso) are Peru’s most well known and destructive terrorism group. On the world stage not much is known about who they are or what they did in Peru. Over the last few years in Peru, there has been a campaign to ensure people do remember the lives lost and stories from the relatively recent time of terrorism.

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Happy New Year!

9 January 2013

Dear Friends, I hope you had a lovely Christmas and a happy New Year! I can’t quite believe it is 2013, amongst other things- this is the year in which I am returning the UK.  With the start of a new year and preparations to leave Peru, I have been reflecting on the past year. […]

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Feliz Navidad!

21 December 2012

‘An angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were terrified. But the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid. I bring you good news that will cause great joy for all the people. Today in the town of David a Saviour has been born to you; he is […]

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10, 000 Reasons…

7 December 2012

Dear Friends, The sun is out, my t-shirt wearing days are back, Christmas trees, decorations and music fill the shops. All this plus talk of chocaladadas and paneton means only one thing- November has come to an end and December is here! Living in the southern hemisphere gives me a very different feel for Christmas. […]

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Kingfisher’s Fire

1 November 2012

Dear Friends, I am sure the months are flying by faster than before. It only feels like yesterday that I was sitting down to write my last letter. Even though spring has arrived in Lima there are still many dreich days. I am looking forward to the day when I can forget about wearing a […]

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An x-citing, wonderful and zestful month!

9 October 2012

Dear Friends, This past month has been fairly busy at A Rocha Peru. Sarah French, from A Rocha International, came for a 10 day visit. It was a busy few days with A Rocha Peru’s 3 year planning meetings being held as well as visits and events. We now have a plan for the next […]

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Winter in Lima

7 September 2012

Dear Friends, As I write this I am wearing two jumpers and using a hot bottle to stay warm! I was warned winter in Lima would be cold, but I still wasn’t prepared for feeling this cold! At A Rocha Peru we are settling into our new office space. It is quite large compared to […]

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Viva el Peru!

1 August 2012

I honestly cannot believe how quickly this month has gone.  It’s been a bit action packed at times, but I’ve had fun. I started off this month helping two STEP teams with orientation upon their arrival in Peru to work with local churches.  I also debriefed one of the teams at the end of their […]

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High days and holidays!

7 July 2012

Dear Friends, The month of June started with the Silver Jubilee celebrations all around the UK. Here in Peru, the Brits got to celebrate as well. I went with a group from Latin Link to the British Ambassadors House for a ‘street party’. It was good fun, eating fish and chips made my day. It’s […]

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About Hannah

After some language training to improve my Spanish I will be taking up the role of Short Term Coordiantor (STC) for Peru. The STC coordinates the Latin Link Step (teams) and Stride (people) programmes, placing them in projects lasting from a few weeks to two years. Based in Arequipa, I will be getting involved in a local church and my local community.

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