Marc Zuckerberg Joins Call for Universal Purpose 

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Yesterday, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg delivered visionary commencement address at Harvard, the school where he attended before dropping out to start Facebook. The focus of his address – PURPOSE. “The challenge for our generation is creating a world where everyone has a sense of purpose.” “Purpose is that sense that we are part…

Youth volunteering for Environment: Active and Healthy lifestyles in The Gambia

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Duration of the EVS Service The Service started:    01 / 07 / 2014 The Service ended:    30 / 06 / 2015 Total duration of the Service (in months):  12 month Venue: Gunjur, the Gambia West Africa Part II.  Project implementation The points below are intended to serve as a guide for your description of…

Mid-Term-Evaluation Report

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The four volunteers are also connected to two early childhood development centres ECD/ ( Community Based Child Care Centres CBCC) located in the village of Masimo ( Lorena Bogdan) and in the village of Masona ( Mathias, and Laura). In the ECD, volunteers, in cooperation with the caretakers, take care of the children under five years of age, they also prepare the children in numbers, alphabet and singing, the volunteers help the children to learn different colours.

Why to pay for voluntary work?

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“Warum kostet Volunteering im Ausland Geld?” ist eine der am häufigsten gestellten Fragen zum Thema Freiwilligenarbeit. Oder anders formuliert: Warum muss ich dafür bezahlen, meine Arbeitskraft und -Zeit kostenlos zur Verfügung zu stellen? Die kurze Antwort lautet: Weil das Ganze Kosten verursacht und jemand die Rechnungen bezahlen muss. Wir erklären…

AMAIDI Volunteering in India

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AMAIDI Volunteering in India is a young organization that helps international volunteers and interns to find an organization in India that needs them. In the past 4 years AMAIDI has facilitated nearly 3000 volunteers and interns in the age-group of 15-70 years of age. Most of them choose a children-related project…

Impact of International Volunteering

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Despite unprecedented recent expansion of international volunteering and service (IVS), there has been relatively little research on impacts. From research it appears that outcomes for host communities, volunteers, an sending communities vary depending on individual and institutional attributes and capacity. How institutions structure and leverage individual capacity influences who participates and…
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