Ian Peoples, S.J., is an intern at America and is currently studying public media journalism at Fordham University.
Wapichan school children in Guyana. Photos courtesy of Leah Casimero
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Ian Peoples
Indigenous primary school students grow up speaking one of several different indigenous languages of the interior of Guyana but when they begin school they encounter a system based on an English-language framework, referencing a culture and experiences they do not share.
The Bon Secours Volunteer Ministry is one of the many programs affiliated with the Catholic Volunteer Network. (Photo courtesy of Catholic Volunteer Network.)
Ian Peoples
Where can you go? How much does it pay (or cost) to volunteer?