The Importance of a Good Child Protection Policy

The Importance of a Good Child Protection Policy When you’re looking for a volunteer placement overseas, it’s easy to be overwhelmed by the choices. You want to work with children, and you want to do some good. But how can you be certain that your volunteer organisation of choice is really helping children? Question the […]

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 […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Sophia

Sophia volunteered at Picaflor House in August 2016 with her school, Piper’s Corner, from 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 regular […]

Our staff and volunteers put the fun into fundraising in Cusco

Staff and volunteers at Globalteer’s Peru Community project enjoyed a day of socialising and beer tasting at the Sacred Valley Brewery last month to help raise over £200 (US$300) for Picaflor House Community project.The craft brewery is located just an hour from Cusco in the beautiful Sacred Valley, and holds monthly fundraisers for local charities. […]