Peru Scholars

July 29, 2019

Blog Update: Iquitos

Andrea Shelton and I have had a busy couple of weeks here in Iquitos. Our last couple of weeks have centered around continuing the Academia Familiar del Amazonas (AFA) program started by last year’s Peru Scholars. The intention of this program is to support the women of the Claverito Community with education sessions addressing issues…

July 11, 2019

Week One with the 2019 Peru Scholars

  Andrea Shelton and I arrived in Iquitos, Peru on July 1 eager to meet the Claverito community members and get to work on our projects. The weather is not nearly as hot and sticky as we expected, so we are both quite relieved about that surprise! During this first week we got a taste…