Katie Hughes – a year cut short by the pandemic

Katie Hughes

Katie Hughes had a Footprinter Grant for her primary school teaching placement in Chile. Here is her final update – in her words “Unfortunately my time in Chile came to an end 5 months early due to the global pandemic. I was heartbroken when I found out I had to come back to Scotland at the end of March.” Things were looking so good! After spending two amazing months travelling in Chile and Argentina, I returned to the school at the beginning of March to […]

Katie Hughes is heading to San Alfonso, Chile

Katie Hughes

We have awarded one of our Footprinter Grants this year to Katie Hughes. She’s heading to San Alfonso in Chile to teach English at a primary school. It sounds like a thoroughly worthwhile volunteer year, and we wish her the best of luck! Katie Hughes writes ahead of her time in Chile In August this year I will be moving to a rural village outside Santiago, Chile with a partner whom I am yet to meet. But this daunting idea is something I have always […]