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Ruth – Get to know the locals

My main reason for coming to La Calera was to work with the children in the nursery. What amazing little people they have been. There are some awesome characters amongst them. I just loved baking classes on Wednesday with Abueli, dress up time, sing song time, let’s all climb on Tia Ruth time and just about every other activity along the way.

Tia Maribel and Anna have a heart of gold and are both fantastic with the kids. Just get stuck in with them, the wee ones don’t care if you can’t speak … Read more

Jade en Chile

Jade – Cachai

Hola! I’m Jade from New Zealand. I’m 18 years old, and have been living in the great La Calera for the past month. And with no exaggeration, I can truthfully say it had been one of the best experiences in my life so far. I am actually writing this from the car, on the way to the airport, at 3am…because … Read more


New Year, New Beginnings

So there has been some progress going on in Chile and even though the schools are closed for the summer holidays, we’ve used that as a great opportunity to find other projects and start having talks with them about taking on volunteers.

I have flown back to Chile and am working on setting up more voluntary opportunities from here and I am delighted to have another Volunteer helping us out here too.

If you would like to follow what I’m up to … Read more