Handmade Goods Highlight – Proyecto Mantay

This fall we will be providing baskets of handmade items to some of our university partners to raffle off during study abroad fairs. The items come from local artisans in locations in which ISA hosts Service Learning programs. Keep an eye out for these at your campus study abroad fair. This product was handcrafted by young mothers who live at Casa Mantay in Cusco, Peru. The Mantay workshop’s aim is to create jobs for young mothers so that they are able to attain financial independence and social inclusion, while looking after their son or daughter. 100% of their profits go … Continue reading Handmade Goods Highlight – Proyecto Mantay

Table Mountain in South Africa.

10 Instagram-Worthy Picnic Spots From Around the World You Need to Visit When You Study Abroad

By Kaitlyn Webster, Marketing Associate Panoramic views and scenic photo-ops await you at these ten instagrammable picnic spots around the world. Whether you’re currently abroad or planning a trip, be sure to put these photogenic picnic destinations on your study … Continue reading 10 Instagram-Worthy Picnic Spots From Around the World You Need to Visit When You Study Abroad

Staff Highlight: An Interview with Lima Resident Director, Michelle McRaney de Winder

One of ISA’s most veteran staff members, Michelle McRaney de Winder pioneered ISA programs in Peru. In 1998 she started working in our U.S. office and traveled the world leading programs. Michelle has led ISA programs in Spain, Mexico, Australia, … Continue reading Staff Highlight: An Interview with Lima Resident Director, Michelle McRaney de Winder