Why are there so many street dogs in Peru?

If you visit Cusco, the first thing you will notice are the hundreds of dogs roaming its streets. Even if you haven’t seen it with your own eyes, travel blogs often mention street dogs when they talk about the city. Nevertheless, keep reading to find out more about the attitudes people have towards dogs in […]

A day in the life of a PAWS intern

As a paws intern you will be given the opportunity to do many different tasks to help our dedicated vet team. From looking after our post-surgery pups, to holding still some feisty cats (I recommend wearing gloves!) you will be able to experience an array of new things which I can guarantee you’ve never experienced […]

Call In The Cavalry!

At Globalteer, we believe kindness and community to be essential to our cause. We were honoured to see this extended by the veteran charity, Call In the Cavalry. Their group volunteering trip abroad to Cusco has had a great impact on our Picaflor House project! Who are the Cavalry Volunteers? Call In The Cavalry are a […]

Coronavirus Update

May 2022 Coronavirus Update for Volunteers. As countries around the globe begin re-opening their borders for international travel, we are more eager than ever to welcome back our volunteers and interns. However, the health and safety of our volunteers and team members are our highest priority. We fully appreciate the complications and concerns that remain […]

The Five Freedoms

What is Animal Welfare? Animal Welfare has long been discussed, defended and championed by animal lovers worldwide, but – aside from referring to the “well-being” of a non-human animal – what does it actually mean? The key ideas behind animal welfare are: The right of an animal under the care of a human, to have […]

Bridging the Education Gap

There is no doubt that the Covid-19 pandemic has affected everyone, all over the world. But as with so many things, it has hit those already at a social disadvantage much harder than the well-off. In April and May, we made the most of easing Covid-19 restrictions to check in with the rural communities around […]

Empowering Women in Peru

Helping Rural Women Gain Control in their Lives In rural Peru it is still common for women to have little control in the home or a say in family decisions. We are aiming to empower women in rural Peru by helping them start their own businesses so they can earn their own income and gain […]

Teaching Children about Safety

Teaching our Child Safety Module to the Students at Helping Hands! Our child protection initiative recognises that our duty of care to the children we work with also extends to teaching children about personal safety. Our Child Safety Modules are an extension of our Child Protection Policy which we have introduced at Picaflor House and […]

Sports Programme in Cambodia for Rural Schools

Empowering Children & Raising Self Esteems though Sport! Globalteer’s sports programme in Cambodia has been running in Siem Reap for several years. After a short hiatus the project resumed with fresh ideas and programmes in 2019. The Globalteer Sports Programme Cambodia The project uses sports as a way of engaging children in lessons about leadership, […]

Providing Students with Nutrition in Cambodia

How our Food & Farming Programme & Breakfast Programme are tackling Nutrition Issues in Cambodia According to the National Nutrition Strategy report, Cambodia has made great progress in tackling child malnutrition issues. However, malnutrition rates among children under 5 remain some of the highest in the region. In addition, Cambodia is still among the most […]