Descubriendo Peru

The discovery of Peru during my 4th year Indev placement

Game Face: Fallon Fox documentary about the trans MMA fighter

The debate regarding Fallon Fox’s participation in UFC fights has caused ethical and social issues in the sports industry. In order to comprehend the root of the issue, there needs … Continue reading

July 15, 2013 · 1 Comment

Peruvian Rainforest

  Over the weekend I went to watch a documentary about deforestation issues in Peru. The documentary was made by a Peruvian doctor, Dr. Antonio Belda, who devotes his extra … Continue reading

July 15, 2013 · 3 Comments

Time flies by…

It seems like as you get older time goes by faster and faster. I remember when I was little that a year felt like an eternity and summers were endless. … Continue reading

July 10, 2013 · 2 Comments

On to bigger and better things

In the field of development we often hear two things over and over again. First is that education is the key to success. With education we can eliminate any issues. … Continue reading

July 8, 2013 · 2 Comments

Hello Again!

It’s been a while since my last post, but as the semester gets busier and the field placement gets closer I though it would be a perfect time to start … Continue reading

June 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

Bride Kidnapping – Vice

I found this great video on YouTube about this ancient practice in Kyrgyzstan of kidnapping a woman and making her your bride. The video shows the gruesome tradition being done … Continue reading

March 31, 2013 · Leave a comment


After waiting for so long to get a confirmation on the placement, the email finally came! I will be working in Huacho, Peru with an organization called EPS EMAPA. The … Continue reading

March 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

The helpers!

I found this great picture of Mr.Rogers! When I read the quote I immediately thought of Indevours and the purpose of our field placements. We are not in any ordinary … Continue reading

March 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Rigoberta Menchu

Today’s picture of the day is of Rigoberta Menchu. She is a Noble Peace Price winner that has dedicated her life to advocating for indigenous rights. Although the picture is … Continue reading

March 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

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