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DWU sends 49 on mission trip to Peru

June 30, 2013 in The Daily Republic

The mission: build a Methodist Church in Satellite City that will double as a compound to house battered women.
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Five Wesleyan students study in Lima, join Team 2

June 30, 2013 in The Daily Republic

In addition to the mission trip, five students also took part in a Spanish immersion school experience, sponsored by DWU alumnus and board member, John Grinager.
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DWU students prepare for latest trip to Peru

February 16, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Two groups of students, staff will help country’s residents.

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Armstrong family heads to Costa Rica, Peru

August 23, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

Farewell, fundraiser for family is Saturday at Worthington Airport
WORTHINGTON John and Gioconda Armstrong are taking their two children to San Jose, Costa Rica, on Monday. Continue Reading

Meeting the need for shoes

August 11, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Kay Werremeyer and her grandsons filled 10 to 12 boxes with donated shoes last week. The shoes are destined for a mission in Peru. Continue Reading

Dreams coming true for Peru native Marcy Costello

May 21, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

ARNOLDS PARK, Iowa It was love that kept Marcy Costello in Lakefield.
But it was her dream that landed her in Iowa.
A native of Peru, Costello came to the States to study through an exchange program. Continue Reading

Paroled American activist Berenson arrives in U.S.

December 20, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Lori Berenson, a New Yorker paroled from a Peruvian prison after 15 years behind bars for aiding a leftist revolutionary group, arrived in the U.S. today for her first visit home since her arrest in 1995. Continue Reading

Peru declares 60-day emergency over gold mine protests

December 5, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

President Ollanta Humala declared a 60-day state of emergency that took effect today to quell increasingly violent protests over the country’s biggest investment, a highlands gold mine, by peasants who fear it will damage their water supply. Continue Reading