Moves and shakes

4 November 2011

Dear Friends, Whilst I was on holiday, Ica experienced a 6.9 earthquake (28th Oct) and there have been several aftershocks since. Amazingly no one was killed but people were injured and there is structural damage. Life is returning to normal, however there is still a great deal of fear in the city as memories of […]

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Exciting Update!

11 October 2011

Dear Friends, After much prayer and some exciting meetings with A Rocha and Latin Link, I have decided to stay on in Peru until Christmas 2012! I am thrilled about this and amazed to see how God has been working in me to lead me to this point. This time six months ago I would […]

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Planting, Planning and a Party!

28 September 2011

I write this from Lima, where I am based for this week. A new group of striders have recently arrived in Peru and I will be helping with their orientation. I will also be having some exciting meetings at the A Rocha Peru head office here in Lima. I am enjoying being in the big, […]

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Land of Eternal Sunshine!

7 September 2011

I have now been in Ica for two months. Ica is situated four hours south of Lima and surrounded by desert. It is called the land of eternal sunshine, which is so true. We are just coming out of winter here yet the sun has shone everyday since I have arrived. It is a city […]

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It’s almost half-time!

2 August 2011

Firstly I would like to say a huge apology to all who have written me emails. THANK YOU so much and I am so sorry that I have not replied to you. Over the coming week I hope to have time to sit down and reply to you. In the busyness of settling in I […]

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It’s all change

8 July 2011

Sorry this is a little late… This month has been a month of change and new adventures. On the 5th June Peru went to the polls for a second time and elected a new president, Ollenta. He officially becomes president on the 28th July and I am sure it is going to be an interesting […]

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A little note…

19 June 2011

…to say that this evening I am heading off to Cusco for a week’s holiday. I have now finished language school and on 30th June in the evening I will be heading to Ica on the overnight bus.  I will give a full update with my news when I arrive in Ica but before I […]

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Poco a Poco

18 May 2011

Yet another month has gone by- time seems to fly by so quickly here in Arequipa. There have been a few celebrations over the last month, Easter, Mother’s Day and of course the Royal Wedding. All celebrated in different ways than if I had been in the UK, but all included food and fun! I […]

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For those that pray

18 May 2011

Praise Points -That I have remained healthy and safe, not even a funny tummy! -That I have such a loving family to live with, for their patience. -That I am surrounded by many patient friends who help me in speaking Spanish and that they don’t hold my lack of Spanish against me. -That I am […]

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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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