The colonial city of Lima, Peru, located on cliffs overlooking the Pacific Ocean, serves as your urban home for the two-week Peru Odyssey program. Your mornings will be spent volunteering with community-based projects in Villa El Salvador, a residential community on the outskirts of Lima, or supporting locals impacted by cancer, while your afternoons will include cultural events, activities and group sessions designed to explore the emotional impact of cancer and envision how you want to reimagine the next chapter of your life.
In addition to the volunteer placements, everyone will have the chance to meet with one of our local oncology partners for a story session that weaves together the challenges of facing cancer – no matter where you live. Then, on the weekend, we will travel to the Sacred Valley for a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Machu Picchu, the ancient Inca citadel high in the Andes Mountains! As with all A Fresh Chapter programs, you will receive the support of our dedicated A Fresh Chapter team before, during and after the trip.