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4 Ways to Volunteer in Peru’s Local Communities

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Travelers may think of Machu Picchu when they head to Peru, but that’s just the start. For a truly immersive experience within a local community, take part in a volunteer project.  Voluntourism in Peru can include: helping out a women’s cooperative that preserves local crafts in the Sacred Valley; assisting a school on Lake Titicaca which serves 11 impoverished communities; working in a manatee rescue center in The Amazon; and something known as…hippotherapy. Oh the People You Meet founder Michaela Guzy shows us how you can go local and give back at the same time.

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Keep reading for more information on the volunteer projects Michaela visited and how you can help.