Author Archives: Katy Grant

What does this mean?

It’s our last week of work and I’m amazed at how quickly time has passed. I’ve loved my time at Amantaní but as its getting close to our departure date I find myself reflecting upon my work at the Hogar … Continue reading

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7/8

Since I’ve gotten to Peru and started my work in Amantaní I feel like each week has presented me with a different and unique personal challenge. In the past 3 or 4 weeks I’ve learned a lot not only about … Continue reading

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June 13th

As we are approaching the one month mark here in Cusco, I feel like I’ve finally gotten into my groove during the work week. Despite my earlier start at 7 AM with the babies I find that my days are … Continue reading

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June 5th

Life is ever changing once again here in Cusco. After a super fun first day at Hogar Amantaní with the little two year old rascals, I arrived last Thursday prepared to tackle the toddler challenge again but I was soon … Continue reading

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Hogar Amantaní day 1

After two weeks of preparation in Peru and much excitement and anticipation, today was our first day at our service sites! I am working at an orphanage called Hogar Amantaní with my fellow Duke Engager Gianna. After arriving at 9 … Continue reading

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May 30th

It’s now been 11 days since the DukeEngage Peru group has arrived, or as we like to call ourselves, the Cusquad and wow it feels like it was a lifetime ago when I hopped off the plane in Cusco breathing … Continue reading

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Two days till departure… 5/17

Now a week post DukeEngage Academy, we are all two days away from our departure to Cusco. The goodbyes to friends and family are starting to begin and the suitcase lies on the bedroom floor half packed, but the excitement about the … Continue reading

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