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Review for Chicuchas Wasi, Forestville, CA, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

i first went there in 2008 to volunteer. i'm from Italy and knew about Chicuchas Wasi while in London as i met one of the regular donors! i was so excited as i had been told that it would have been an unforgivable experience but as i got there the whole stay has been beyond my expectation. the little students are so lovely and smart! they are taught through education and love how to develop their skills. you would never say they are living or coming from critical living conditions! they just keep on smiling to you and you can see in their own eyes how comfortable and self confident they feel! the hard work all the stuff is doing is being payed off! i had the chance to understand what the foundation means for the community not just for the little girls! parents and relatives are helping with manual labour when needed, constantly attending Ruth's meetings and always asking her for an advice!a friendly and special atmosphere is all around the school!every year i go back for a visit and since 2012 i'm a board member. i DO recommend everyone is traveling to peru to take the chance to visit this little reality where you can realize that through love and education we can change the world!

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For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

A lot

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

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Role:  Volunteer
gitana (Nonprofit Staff) wrote:

Thank you Jessica for your glowing review, and for sharing your experience at Chicuchas Wasi School in Cusco. The world is truly getting smaller as so many of our reviews and friends are scattered all over the globe. It was wonderful to have you as a Volunteer helping Ruth in so many ways. You were there at just the right time. Merry Christmas Jessica to you and your family.