Is it the right time to volunteer abroad?
Some travel restrictions are lifted now that COVID-19 vaccinations are out and the number of cases has dropped. If you’ve been a traveler or have a passion for traveling, then the travel bug is probably gnawing at you! This past year, it’s been nearly impossible to go to any other country.
There is no doubt that the Covid-19 pandemic has affected everyone, all over the world. But as with so many things, it has hit those already at a social disadvantage much harder than the well-off. In April and May, we made the most of easing Covid-19 restrictions to check in with the rural communities around Cusco, to see if there’s anything they need us to help with. And it kept coming back to education.