Engineers Without Borders: Team Peru

USU-EWB Peru Team in the past helped with the water filtration system. But this year they will help local alpaca farmers build portable shelters, so that during the harsh winter months the more of the baby alpaca population will survive.

  1. Those on EWB Team Peru travel to La Union, Peru. This is the first year that EWB USU will go into Peru and build these shelters.
  2. A baby alpaca is known as a cria. In Spanish, the adult males are known as machos and the females are hembras.
  3. Pucker up! Nothing like an alpaca kiss :) x #alpaca #alpacas #alpacafarm #farmlife #farm #ranch #highlandairsalpacaranch #harmonyherd #hackettstown #newjersey #designerstore #smallbusiness #localbusiness #entrepeneur #alpacasofinstagram #kiss
    Pucker up! Nothing like an alpaca kiss :) x #alpaca #alpacas #alpacafarm #farmlife #farm #ranch #highlandairsalpacaranch #harmonyherd #hackettstown #newjersey #designerstore #smallbusiness #localbusiness #entrepeneur #alpacasofinstagram #kiss
  4. Many People mistake Llamas and Alpacas as the same thing, but...
  5. Below shows how cool Alpacas really are, you can actually teach them how to roll over or play dead.
  6. Alpaca performs single, double and triple rolls on cue.
  7. During the harsh months in La Union, Peru the Alpacas spend several months of the year away from home. Half of the baby Alpacas are lost due to harsh winter months.
  8. On page two of the EWB's monthly news letter, there is a picture of what the shelters will look like when completed. The shelters will be constructed of local materials.
  9. The materials used to construct these shelters needs to be lightweight so it can be packed by donkey's.
  10. Engineers Without Borders is a group of people who want to change the world by doing service projects trying to better the community that they are serving.
  11. Interested in joining EWB?
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