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Here’s to Breaking the Glass Ceiling

Here’s to Breaking the Glass Ceiling

"I met up with NAFE-US through a mixture of luck and destiny."  -Dave Kolle, Mis Manos Co-founder Mis Manos Montessori is a NAFE-US school founded and run by Directors Dave Kolle and Rossana Vidal.  The following blog is written by Dave, Rossana and me. Introductions:...

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Amazing Volunteer Opportunity!

Amazing Volunteer Opportunity!

Changing the World One Village at a Time The culture of the highlands in Peru is rich in tradition, with strength in community and a love and respect within the family that spans generations.  Their lifestyle is simple--a simplicity that we often crave in our very...

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Kohl’s Cares

"We are a family."   This is what we consistently hear from the associates at Kohl's, usually as they tease each other about their idiosyncrasies or offer support in both their personal lives and at work.  One store lovingly calls the manager Dad and his assistant...

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Building Libraries with T-shirts!

Building Libraries with T-shirts!

Every shirt, every donation, counts. We started a campaign in July to use 100% of the proceeds from our t-shirt sales toward building libraries for the children of our projects in Peru. In August, Mis Manos Montessori School was given the proceeds from the sales at...

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The Amaru Home Stay Experience

The Amaru Home Stay Experience

Life in Quello Quello, Amaru As an organization, we really want to stay clear of the canned tourist experience--staged, stale and probably overpriced.  And we have. This Home Stay experience, in the highlands outside of Cusco, is the real thing.  I arrived at their...

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May Voluntour 2016

May Voluntour 2016

   Humanitarian * Cultural * Educational Our first Voluntour was an amazing experience for everyone.  It consisted of three directors and a board member, along with our trusty tour guide and Peruvian brother, Pedro.  We wanted to experience a "trial run" before...

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