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Author Archive: Roland Tusz

Final Blog Post

Well, my internship in Lima is finally coming to a close.  It’s been a really positive experience, and I feel that Uniterra is a valuable programme for what it offers to volunteers.  In this blog post, I’ll describe some of the tasks I’ve been doing since my last blog post, and then share some of…

2nd Blog Post from Lima

So I’m roughly at the halfway point of my internship here in Lima.  Things are going really well, and I’ve definitely settled into more of a groove compared to the constant changes from when I first arrived.  I am moved into my “pensión”, I know where I’m going to be getting my meals most days,…

First Week in Lima

This blog post will describe my experience during the first week in Lima. My arrival was a long and arduous journey; my poor dad had to drive me from Huntsville to Toronto on Sunday, May 4 at midnight for a flight that left just before dawn.  I then had a layover in Dallas that lasted…

Peru: Pre-Departure

Hi! My name is Roland Tusz, I’m a third-year student at the University of Ottawa in International Development and Globalisation, with a minor in Economics.  From May to August of 2014 I’ll be completing an internship with the Red Nacional de Promocion de la Mujer-Aurora Vivar in Lima, Peru, as an Intern for Economic Initiatives…