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VT Engage Peru Immersion Trip

This summer, travel to Peru and immerse yourself in a powerful learning and service experience. Work alongside nonprofits and local communities in Peru with other students. Join us, and broaden your…

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Peru: Bonus Content - an interview with Martin Vargas Alvines

In this bonus content, first-generation college student Martin Vargas Alvines reflects on the study program that began in the United States and ended in his home country.

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Peru: Students and professor offer final thoughts

Jose Luis Herrera shares how he's gained confidence and a sense of freedom, while Hannah Looney has learned to feel more comfortable in her own skin.

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Peru: Students present their proposal to reduce community trash problems

Hannah, Jose Luis and Alessandra Nicole marshal facts and figures to make their case. Will their professors be pleased?

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Peru: Students overcome last-minute jitters as they prepare to present

Hannah Looney and Jose Luis Herrera do some last-minute worrying as they and their colleague, Alessandra Nicole Hidalgo, prepare to give a presentation on ways to encourage trash removal. They stakes…

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Peru: Students meet the people they're trying to help

Tag along with the students as they visit the site of floods, study a village kitchen and discover a small town in the Andes. All the while they are learning what it's like to be a development…

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Peru: interview with Hannah Looney of Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech student Hannah Looney expresses anticipation and shares some of the lessons learned during her 10-day trip to Peru.

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Peru: interview with Professor Marcos Agurto

Professor Marcos Agurto, an adjunct at Virginia Tech and a professor at the University of Piura, shows how students can learn by being present with the people they are trying to serve.

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Peru: Students study development economics on the coast and in the highlands of Peru

Students from Virginia Tech and the University of Piura embark on a novel new program to study development economics on the ground on the coast and in the highlands of Peru.

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Students study abroad in Peru

Fourteen College of Agriculture and Life Sciences students traveled to Cusco, Peru, in May 2018 to experience the health care system, language, and culture of the developing country.

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