Hello. My name is Matthew A. Hausman.  I am currently travelling around the world, trying to work on different volunteer and service projects.  I am using this website to share stories of my experiences, as well as other thoughts about different aspects of life if anyone is so inclined to read….

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Current Update

After finishing up with Refugee Rescue on the Greek Island of Lesvos, I am now in Taroudant, Morocco, helping teach English with a youth organization.

About Me

I grew up on a farm outside of the small village of Pesotum, Illinois, USA.  I have been fortunate to live in a few different places (Boulder, Colorado; Cork, Ireland; Los Angeles, California; and Bogotá, Colombia) and have a few different careers (Aerospace Engineer; Teacher; Coach; Farming; Nonprofit Management).  But I’ve always been curious as to what more there is out in the world.

A few months ago, I decided to begin travelling around the world and try to work on different service projects.  This website is the collection of my ongoing experiences…


Into the Andes

The seeds of my visit to Peru were planted many years ago.  To start, from a young age I was fascinated by the stories of the Inca and the Spanish search for El Dorado and legendary cities of gold.  But aside from that, there was also a personal connection.  About 25 years ago, our local …


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