Over more than sixty years of conflict and several wars in the Occupied Palestinian Territories, have resulted in a long crisis with serious humanitarian consequences and has made the country one of the most dependent on external aid in the world. The ongoing ceasefire, has...

As the World Humanitarian Day approaches, I started to think about my own motivation to be a humanitarian actor. It is a question I have answered many times, during interviews for jobs or to my friends, but my answer never really seems to grasps the...

On my first mission on the field with Alianza por la Solidaridad we could briefly visit the Eperara Siapidara indigenous community that lives in “vereda” of Naya River, nice people and wonderful countryside. Eperara Siapidara is one of the 102 indigenous peoples in Colombia. For indigenous...

During our first mission at the Afro-Colombian communities at Naya and Mayorquín rivers (Buenaventura) with APS team, my college Laura Sancho and myself had the opportunity to enjoy a life concert of currulao music performed by women and men from the communities with which APS...

I am what I call a gender person. I studied humanitarian action and human development in general, but I always put an extreme and high interest on gender equality. So, when I arrived in in Jacmel, capital of the South Eastern region, to be a...

The first perception once arrived in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, has been a great hot and humid heat wave that wrapped me completely. Hot and humid heat wave in a truly and deeply literal sense. After picking up our bagagges at the airport Toussaint Louverture (one of the...