Local grad, founder of educational organization in Peru speaks to students

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Daniel Klopp, founder of Voices for Peru, visited Tuesday to tell students why he started the organization that works to improve education. The Pleasant Valley graduate now lives in Lima, Peru.

“I was 22 when I first came to Peru. As a licensed psychologist, I was called by the government to attend a conference there, all expenses paid.

“I was still young and thought I was more important of a person than I actually was, so you know, I expected, like, some sort of limousine or a guy in a fancy suite to escort me. Well, I get off the plane, and I see this grungy-looking guy holding up a piece of paper with my name scrawled on it,” Klopp said.