Our Values – Sustainable Development

Sustainable development in the 21st century  Here at Globalteer we pride ourselves on being different to many other ‘volunteering’ companies. We do organise volunteering opportunities for people, but we don’t do this for a profit. We are a charity seeking to create positive change for the projects, partners and communities we work with. Part of […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Emma

Emma Cresswell is the Deputy Head of Piper’s Corner school based in the UK. In August 2016, 15 students from the school volunteered at Picaflor House, on a life-changing tailor-made cultural and volunteering programme at our Community project in Cusco, Peru. This is her story.  Why was it important for you that your year 10 and […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Georgia

Georgia volunteered at Picaflor House in August 2016 with her school, Piper’s Corner, based in the UK. She was part of a group of 15 students who took part in a life-changing tailor-made cultural and volunteering programme at our Community project in Cusco, Peru. This is her story.  How does your volunteering trip compare to a […]