Have you ever had the opportunity to be spend time serving on the other side of the world – and better yet, worked for a company that supports you doing so? I have – and this is my story.
Since April 14, Miss Getty, a lawyer from the Netherlands, works as a legal volunteer in Puducherry, Tamil Nadu, India promoting women’s rights. ‘How successful are we? That is what we like you to find out for us’, told Mr. Lawrence this morning, when I was attending Getty’s first day at work in the office.
On Monday 16 January, I went with Yasmine and Joseph, a Vietnamese friend of hers, to the city of Hanoi. There, we ate fresh noodle soup with vegetables and tofu for breakfast at one of the traditional street markets! After breakfast Joseph led showed us the city. We went through the many streets of the old town. Here you have to watch
My name is Gemma, and I work as an Associate Professor at Tromsø University in Norway. In Thailand, I worked at Watkanlayanamit Buddhist school under supervision of Ms Onuma (English teacher there) with children between 3-5 and 12-13 years old. Staff at school where always glad to receive volunteers and help whenever we need.
Sanne, Psychology Graduate from the Netherlands came to our SADAY-School for special needs as a volunteer. First interaction itself was interesting. Because of her attractive personality she could easily win the hearts of staff and children. In consultation with me and special educator she started working with the children and created programsfor different level children. She helped our staff in handling computers and guided teachers in using computer aided teaching.
In Reddiyarpalayam, just outside the main town of Puducherry on the way to Villupuram, lies Mother Theresa Hospice, run by the Missionaries of Charity. Inge Renckens, AMAIDI volunteer already done with her project at partner NGO ‘REAL’ in the same town, has decided to help the dying and destitute in…
Vannakam! My name is Durk Haringsma, I am an Agricultural student, studying dairy farming at Hogeschool Van Hall Larenstein (http://www.vanhall-larenstein.nl) in the Netherlands. I have been working as a trainee on a dairy farm project for AMAIDI’s partner organization AID India. I made a report for establishing a dairy farm in…