Monthly Archives: October 2016

Alma is hiring

International Program Director 0423 – Managers in social, community and correctional services Alma Children’s Education Foundation Toronto, ON Employer doesn’t cover the relocation costs   JOB DETAILS Vacancies 1 Job start date 2017-04-15 Wage $67,600.00 / Year Hours 40 Hours / Week Terms of employment Permanent, Full time , Day, Telework (work from home) Employer […]

Congratulations Walter Meekes

27 years ago, Walter Meekes, a young teacher from Holland came to Cusco to do a year of volunteering in the very tough neighbourhood of San Isidro in Cusco. He never went back. He fell in love with the city and working with kid so he founded the HoPe foundation with the intention of improving […]

Alan’s first trip to Iquitos

I have for a long time been fascinated with the jungle in general and Iquitos in particular. One of my favourite books “One river” by Wade Davis deals with the upper Amazon area and recently I read “Shamanism, Colonialism and the Wild Man” a book that investigates colonialization, terror and healing in that part of […]


I’ve always enjoyed shopping in the open air food markets. By shopping there you are buying local, supporting small businesses, and sometimes you even get to know the person who produces your food personally. On a recent trip to Loreto, I was sharing a small boat with a woman who had hoped to buy watermelon […]

Thank you – The Fellowship of Man Charitable Foundation

The Fellowship of Man Charitable Foundation (The Fellowship of Man) is a foundation which supports the advancement of education for both children and young people disadvantaged by physical, cultural or financial limitations. For four years, The Fellowship of Man has supported Alma projects. Through their support, Alma has been able to: provide educational and personal development […]