About This Program
Country: Peru Arrival Date: 07/01/2019. Departure Date: 07/15/2019
Duration: 15 days Arrival City: Lima Departure City: Lima Cost: $2,120.00
Learn about Human Security risks while working alongside the native Yanesha people. Participate in the expansion of local horticulture projects. Learn about Coffee testing and try some delicious Peruvian coffee while exploring the city of Lima. Visit the waterfalls in the Amazon basin and reside in a remote research station of Paujil National Park. Hike Machu Picchu with your fellow program participants to top it off! Come an in independent traveler or with friends!
Ruth-Born in a small community, Ruth grew up learning about agriculture and conserving the natural environment. She was also taught the importance of preserving her culture and customs. Passionate about her education, she went on to study at National Intercultural University of the Amazon in agricultural engineering. She has since studied with different national and private institutions. A couple of years ago, Ruth began to collaborate with 7 Elements on our service learning programs in Peru where she assists with planning and implementation with our Country Manager.
Lodging in Peru set in Finca Santa Rosa, a small international award winning coffee farm 10 minutes outside of Villa Rica – A town famous for the best coffee production in Peru. With hot and cold water students are encouraged to explore, learn about coffee production and meet the farm animals.
Day 1: Arrival to Lima and travel to Lodge
Day 2: Lago Oconol/Coffee tour
Day 3: UDLS Health Centre construction
Day 4: UDLS Health Centre construction
Day 5: UDLS Health Centre construction
Day 6: Waterfall Tour
Day 7: UDLS Health Centre construction
Day 8:UDLS vivero construction
Day 9: UDLS Health Centre construction
Day 10: UDLS Health Centre construction
Day 11: UDLS Health Centre construction
Day 12: Excursion to Oxapampa
Day 13: Excursion to the City of Lima
Day 14: Huacachina Excursion
Day 15: Departure