Ultimate Guide to Volunteering in Cusco

Preparing for Your Cusco Volunteer Placement When preparing for your volunteer placement in Cusco, you will probably have many questions. Not just about what you will be doing while at the project, but also about the city itself. What is it like? What is there to do? How do I get around? Well luckily, one […]

New Women’s Empowerment Project in Peru

Set Up of Our New Women’s Empowerment Project We have been working on the set up of a new Women’s Empowerment Project in Peru. Located in Pinagua, just outside of Cusco, the project is now up and running. The project was set up to empower women from the village to have their own businesses so […]

Globalteer Volunteer Destinations Amongst the Cheapest in the World

With so many volunteer destinations available it can be hard to decide where to volunteer abroad. Budget is a huge factor for many volunteers; so it is not only important to find an affordable volunteer program, but the destination also needs to be affordable too. Well we have great news for you! Not only do […]

So when is the best time of year to visit Peru?

Best time to visit Peru Choosing the best time to volunteer in Peru is not just about the weather. Did you know that Peru is so big and geographically diverse that it is home to no less than 28 of the world’s 32 official climate zones? Depending on where you want to go in Peru, […]

Cultural Exchange in Peru

Service Learning in Peru Globalteer was happy to host a group of Chinese students at our projects in Cusco, Peru. The group, who live and study in Canada, participated in volunteering and cultural exchange activities at two of our programmes. The students ranging from 11-17  volunteered at the Peru Dog Shelter and the Community Project. While […]

Picaflor House English Programme Success

Picaflor Student Wins English Competition! The staff at our Picaflor House project received some great news this week. The project’s English Programme is proving a success with a recent former student winning a regional English competition! The student attended Picaflor House for 5 years before leaving last year to attend secondary school. While at Picaflor […]

American Donors Visit Globalteer Cambodia Programme

Many supporters of our Peru Community Project will remember that last summer they ran a huge fundraiser which gave donors the chance to win a trip for two to Peru or Cambodia.  Winners of the star prize, Joanne Crowley and Bud Sawatzky from Wisconsin in the US, elected to visit Cambodia as they had already […]

Peruvian Project kids excel in English

As the saying goes, “praise where praise is due” and today we want to shine a spotlight on the amazing work being done in English classes at our Peru community Project in Cusco.Six months ago we received a grant from the Latin American Travel Association (LATA) Foundation to overhaul the English teaching programme for the […]

What a year for Globalteer!

The new year is almost upon us, and lots of people will be glad to see the back of 2016 –but thankfully we’ve still got many reasons to celebrate it and lots to look forward to in 2017! Firstly, we like to thank all our staff, volunteers, donors and project partners who have contributed to so many success stories this year – we couldn’t have done it without your help and on-going support. We’ve placed over […]

School group leave lasting impression at our Peru Community Project

In August 2016, 15 year 10 and 11 students and teachers from Pipers Corner School in the UK, volunteered at our Community Project in Cusco, Peru.Emma, the Deputy Head teacher said “We wanted the students to visit somewhere less developed and where they would encounter challenges of language, culture and be exposed to the realities […]