A menos de una hora de las prósperas y cosmopolitas boutiques y cafés del elegante distrito de San Isidro en Lima, Carmen comparte una construcción precaria de madera, cubierta de parches, con sus…

Louise Cord |

Less than one hour from the burgeoning, cosmopolitan boutiques and coffee shops of Lima’s chic San Isidro district, Carmen shares a one-room, patched-up wooden shack with her in-laws and her three…

Louise Cord |

A todos nos ha pasado...es la hora de almorzar, tenemos hambre y no tenemos mucho tiempo, no queremos gastar mucho dinero pero queremos algo saludable. Entonces, ¿qué opciones nos quedan? Bueno,…

Carmen Carpio, Shiyan Chao |

We've all been there... it's lunch time, we're hungry, we don't have much time to wait, don't want to spend too much money, but want to make healthy choices. So, what are…

Carmen Carpio, Shiyan Chao |

In President Ollanta Humala's Peru just as in all of Latin America making good grades in school, finding a good job and having access to opportunities to get ahead largely depend on a single…

Omar Arias |

En el Perú del presidente Ollanta Humala, como en toda América Latina, sacarse buenas notas en la escuela, conseguir un buen trabajo, tener acceso a oportunidades para salir adelante, dependen en…

Omar Arias |

Para conseguir un buen trabajo, ¿Basta con ser listo, inteligente? ¿Sacar buenas notas? ¿Expresarse bien? ¿Saber de números? Por supuesto, que todo esto es importante. No obstante, en los últimos…

Omar Arias |

The prerequisites to get a good job in today’s economy are as uncertain as the economy itself. Some experts emphasize intelligence. Others say high math and reading skills are a must. Yet some…

Omar Arias |

A recent paper from Eugenio Severin and Christine Capota of the Inter-american Development Bank (IDB) surveys an emerging set of initiatives seeking to provide children with their own educational…

Michael Trucano |

Child malnutrition may not be apparent to parents, especially if other children in the village look the same. Similarly, it can be hard for parents to recognize when their children are doing…

Ian Walker |