I spent some of my last days as a Kite Vancouver member in Lima, Peru, with the goal of finding the next Kite organization founder.
This initiative came out of a year-old idea to start another Kite at a university in Lima. This team would work in their local communities, as we work in ours, focusing domestically on the issues they feel are most pertinent. From this work, we would share challenges, successes, project ideas, and goals with each other, building a relationship that would allow each organization broadened insight and perspective, as well as the opportunity to engage with peers at an international scale. This initiative would make Kite Vancouver local in scope but global in mindset; it would make us, in part, an international development organization.Read More