LIVFund Has Scholarships Available to Those Who Volunteer With Karikuy

If you are looking to travel abroad to Peru or anywhere else in Latin America to learn, intern or volunteer, then you want to check out www.LIVFund.org. LIVFund is a brand new non-profit organization that supports learn, intern and volunteer initiatives in Latin America through the LIVFund Scholarship. This unique funding opportunity allows you to put the money you are awarded towards the abroad program of your choice. You can even design your own program if you’d like as LIVFund also supports people who prefer to experience Latin America “indie” style. Basically, if you are over the age of 18 and have plans to learn, intern or volunteer abroad in one of the following countries for at least one [1] week, you are eligible to apply. Gap year students, that means you too! [Continue reading…]

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Win A Free Trip Around the World

Hi everyone, our friends over a Go Overseas are giving away a free trip around the world! Contest ends November 1st so drop what you are doing and take 5 minutes to enter this contest. All you have to do is submit a review of a teach abroad, study abroad, intern abroad or volunteer program. Can’t think of one? Then how about saying some good things about our Karikuy Volunteer Program in Lima. [Continue reading…]

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Karikuy Contest Relaunches

We are proud to announce that our annual Machu Picchu contest has just launched. The new format makes it very easy for anyone to participate as the contest is exclusive to Facebook and Twitter. Besides giving away a free Jungle Inca Trail tour, we have also thrown in the Peru Lonely Planet guide for six runners up. [Continue reading…]

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Karikuy 2011: A Sneak Peek

For the past four years the months’ of February and March have always been the most constructive time for the Karikuy Organization. A time where I find myself in front of a computer for hours either updating the website, running our annual contest, conducting volunteer interviews or working on the day to day administration of the organization. These two months are generally slower for Karikuy Tours Peru as the travel season in the country begins to gain momentum in April and peak in August. February and March give me ample time to put my thinking cap on and really work on the organization and our future projects as a whole. For that reason I want to share our progress with those of you keeping up to date with Karikuy and the work being done on our programs and website. [Continue reading…]

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