Yearly Archives: 2013

Leo’s birthday

Trout Farm Managers Birthday. It is not a common thing to go to a community and spend a birthday ceremony like the typical western birthday ceremonies that we so kindly prepare for our loved ones every time there is this special date around. Andean birthdays are celebrated in a much smaller scale, especially in economically […]

“Give a man a fish…”

By Alan Harman The expression “Give a man a fish, feed him for a day. Teach a man how to fish, feed him for life” is one of the many well-worn axioms of development that seems a little ridiculous in the Andean communities where we work. When we have determined that nutrition is a factor […]

An Inspiring day up North

By Alan Harman Ian McGroarty was our program director in Peru and only employee for the past 2 years. During that time he traveled 1,000s of kilometers on his motorbike and on foot to remote communities in and around the sacred valley. He spent countless nights sleeping on peoples’ floors, eating and drinking with them, […]