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Visiting Andahuaylas

It’s been an amazing trip to our Friends of Peru home in Andahuaylas. We have all been amazed at the warmth and servant attitudes of all of the kids and staff. A service team from Moraga Valley Presbyterian Church has spent the last week doing construction in the mornings and spending the afternoons doing soccer […]

Holy Trinity Church – Day 6

***Special guest blogger Emily from the Holy Trinity Church Service Team*** WOW is about all we can say. Quick run down of the day- pllllease ask us for details later, we’re wiped, attempting to reflect on this experience and planning for another full day. 7:30 bfast 8 boys left for The Juniper Tree 8:30 girls […]

Holy Trinity Church – Day 5

***Special guest blogger Emily from the Holy Trinity Church Service Team*** WE FINISHED THE WORKSHOP! PRAISE THE LORD! We finished our assigned project in 4 days and we’re able to start digging the trench for the electricity to be brought out to the workshop, since it is towards the back of the property. We were […]

Holy Trinity Church – Day 4

***Special guest blogger Emily from the Holy Trinity Church Service Team*** Amigos! Today was a whirlwind. A lot of progress has been made at The Juniper Tree. Whitney, Emily and Edwardo (the man giving the OK on the ladder who works for KidsAlive) built the forms for the roof of the workshop. So much so, […]

Holy Trinity Church – Day 3

***Special guest blogger Emily from the Holy Trinity Church Service Team*** Back to the work site. Today we almost completed the exterior walls for the workshop, and started to install the interior walls. Tyler and Lane went to the Peruvian Home Depot for lots of supplies, so that tomorrow we can make our final push […]

Door Creek Church – Day 9

***Special guest blogger Ella and photographer Kristin Karls from the Door Creek Church Service Team*** The last and final day of our trip began with an early wake up call for breakfast at 7 AM. We had an 8:00 tour of the Islas Ballestas where we saw dolphins, humboldt penguins, and many different kinds of […]

Holy Trinity Church – Day 2

***Special guest blogger Emily from the Holy Trinity Church Service Team*** getN’ 2 werk. Huveos for breakfast and microwaved bacon, toast and jam. We had us a buff-ette. Then we loaded up the clown van, got some air in our tires, picked up Chica, dropped her off, picked up Eduardo, and took him with us […]

Holy Trinity Church – Day 1

***Special guest blogger Emily from the Holy Trinity Church Service Team*** We arrived late last night in Lima, after an easy flight, Lane was asked if he needed a taxi, but he said no, multiple times. Richard quickly made fun of Arthur’s coordinating hair color and luggage. The Peru Kids Alive team quickly found us […]

Door Creek Church – Day 8

***Special guest blogger Ella and photographer Kristin Karls from the Door Creek Church Service Team*** After finishing up our work week we had a little down time so on Saturday morning we had the opportunity to tour the famous San Francisco monastery in downtown Lima. The architecture was breath-taking; unfortunately though, we couldn’t get any […]

Door Creek Church – Day 7

***Special guest blogger and photographer Kristin Karls from the Door Creek Church Service Team*** Wrapping up the work week has been a time of bittersweet feelings, as we’ve said goodbye to the children and families at the children’s home. We’ve realized more and more throughout the week how valuable relationships are. It’s been great to […]