Natalie Lake, a Twin Cities resident and Northwestern University alum, has been making a difference as a Peace Corps volunteer in Peru since September 2012. In honor of World Environment Day, we’re highlighting some of the amazing work she’s doing, as reported on Peace Corps’ Passport blog.
Peru faces a host of environmental challenges, from trash management to deforestation. But Natalie Lake has a host of projects to combat them.
Through municipality and grant support, Lake has helped install a wind turbine at a high school, led an environmental youth group, and crafted a monthly beach clean-up campaign. Continue reading “Twin Cities Peace Corps volunteer strives to protect Peru’s environmental resources”