Category Archives : intern’s blog

A Day in the Life of Mabe and Fabi

By Chedel Beck If you don’t know who Mabe and Fabi are by now, you should.  Everyone that comes to Quito, Ecuador and spends a night at Casa Blanca is impacted immensely by this couple and the hospitality they show and how they demonstrate Christ’s love. They have both been working with Inca Link for […]

A Day in the Life of Chelsey Brunt

By Chedel Beck You may be asking yourself, who is Chelsey Brunt?  Chelsey has been with Inca Link as the director of women’s soccer for a little over a year.  A year and four months to be exact.  She oversees all women’s sports and the youth soccer program, as well as developing the programs and […]

A Day in the Life of an Intern

By Chedel Beck 7:35 a.m.: my alarm goes off.  Yes, it’s a weird time, but I want to try to get every minute of sleep possible; I’ll need it for the day ahead.  I literally roll out of bed and throw on some clothes and go downstairs to help Mabe and Fabi prepare for breakfast […]

Never Say Never, God Had a Different Plan

Nestled in the mountains of Bogotá there is a community that was impossible to visit 2 years ago. The gangs and the violence among the population made it impossible for even a police presence. Many were afraid of this community, and that fear overrode any sense of compassion; except for Lucy Lancheros. When Lucy was […]

Montañita Verde

“J” is an 18-year-old girl who has been rejected by her parents because of her psychological problems. She was abandoned on the street where no one would care for her. Just when she thought no one wanted her, she was welcomed into Montañita Verde (Little Green Mountain), a small children’s home/orphanage on the outskirts of a […]

The Amazing Race—Perú 3

Day 5 (05/26/2014) – Trujillo This morning, the interns were given a little bit of extra time to sleep in. Breakfast was not served until 9 a.m. However, the interns needed to leave right after breakfast to begin the first part of the race. On this day, the race took place at Maná, the day […]

The Amazing Race — Perú 2

Day 4 (05/25/2014)- Trujillo After a long night of traveling, we made it to Trujillo at 8 a.m. After making sure all of our luggage arrived with us, we were taken to the Inca Link Trujillo bus. Though there seemed to be plenty of space in the bus, all of the luggage took up one […]

The Amazing Race—Perú

Day 3 (5/24/2014)- Lima After traveling all day and visiting the water park the day before, the interns were allowed to sleep in the next morning. Our hosts were told to take us to the park by 11 a.m., which in this culture meant everyone made it there by noon. Since we were only staying […]