Posts filed under Project La Merced

Summer International Health Fellows Create Ripple Effect in Session I

This summer started off strong with a number of initiatives that will last long after the Fellows depart. Across the globe they immediately dove in working on program development, clinical issues and, of course, saving a little time for fun too.

Beyond Good Intentions: Responsible Volunteerism

There is a growing awareness of ethical practices relevant to international service work. Good intentions alone are not adequate in properly addressing a community's needs. Louise Power, our Field Operations Manager in La Merced, Peru, is weighing in on effective and ethical approaches to volunteer abroad.

Volunteering Abroad this Summer - But Where??

You're willing to serve communities on an international service trip. Your next step? Find an opportunity that meets your volunteer goals. Choosing the right travel destination is an important part of finding the right fit. These seven project sites in various countries each offer unique potential to make a lasting impact this summer through the Summer International Health Fellowship!