On Sunday, May 21, our group of travelers departed from Cusco to Lima to meet up with Sr. Katty and the other sisters who reside there: Mirella, Yvonne, and Carmelita. The sisters gave us a warm welcome and had dinner laid out for us in anticipation of our arrival.
Tag: Women’s Global Connection
Now more accustomed to the city of Chimbote, on Thursday May 25th, WGC volunteers split up into three groups to attend to several service projects across the city.
As we prepare to accompany the people of Chimbote, Peru, in various nutrition, business, educational, and art projects, we remember that the city grew so rapidly because thousands of people left the highlands of Peru thinking that they could find work in the seaside city. Our group is exploring what life is like in an Andean region and some of the rich history of the Incas. With Cuzco as our base, we have taken tours and explored many Inca sites. People 500 years ago hewed, polished, and carried stones, building these amazing temples.
A commissioning ceremony was held on Mon., May 6 at the CCVI Generalate Chapel as a special sendoff for upcoming WGC Immersion Trip travelers to Peru and Tanzania.
Meet Godbertha, a member of a Tanzanian women’s group supported by Women’s Global Connection (Ministry of CCVI) known as BUWEA, the Bukoba Women’s Empowerment Association.
A unique collaborative of four local empowerment organizations has been selected to present at the upcoming Commission on the Status of Women conference in New York City on how creating leadership opportunities for women can combat inequality and gender gaps.
Little lives are being transformed daily at the Promised Land Preschool in Peru. read more…
Early Childhood programs in Chimbote are community supported with the teacher’s salary supplemented by the state. Because of this, the classroom environments vary greatly.