A Volunteer's Parting Words

By Shannon Walsh, Sales intern When I first arrived in Ollantaytambo I thought, “What did I get…


The Train to Machu Picchu

By Shannon Walsh, Sales Intern My trip to Machu Picchu started bright and early at five o’clock in…


My Summer in Peru

By Carolina Fowler, Marketing and Communications intern   My summer as a Marketing and…


Ollanta Celebrates Another Year

By Isabel Strebe, Marketing and Communications Intern On the final days of October, all of…


Awamaki: Ten weeks later…

By Catherine Amy Jones, Marketing and Communication intern When I first told my family and friends…


A Taste of Peru

By Isabel Strebe, Marketing and Communications intern It’s been almost two months since I packed a…


Shear Quality: Shearing Alpacas in Rural Perú

Alpacas are renowned for their soft fleece, but few people know the…


Voices of International Women’s Day

As another International Women’s Day approaches, we at Awamaki asked ourselves: What makes…


How Do You Say "Empowerment" in Quechua?

Jessa Pillipow is a former Awamaki volunteer who wrote this SCIC Blog post about her project with…


#WomenCrushWednesday: Petronila

by Jaclyn Lee, Marketing & Communications Intern When I think of Petronila, I instantly think…