Diaries, blogs, stories and news from volunteers out there on the ground
Giving people the benefit of the doubt
When cultures clash, there are thousands of little communication problems. Starting with language ...
Perspectives of a 13 year old girl
Soafara Bienvenue Berthaline is a teenager at her best – her hands and feet are too big, her ...
Staying with a Malagasy Family
The rooster cries as if stabbed in his tiny little heart, and shortly after I could swear it was ...
Drrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr! It’s completely dark. I need some seconds to realize that my alarm clock ...
Suddenly my time in Thimphu runs away like water through my hands.
A walk in Thimphu
This morning no alarm clock wakes me up. It is Saturday and finally after two rainy, muddy days the ...
First steps in Thimphu
Finally, after a sleepless night in Bangkok Airport, I am sitting in the plane again, waiting for ...
Living and working in Suva
I spent most of my time in Suva, the capital of the Fiji Islands. My work for the Climate Change ...
The Turtle Trip
This year, 2006, the WWF South Pacific Programme is starting a big turtle campaign. Therefore good ...
A trip to Kabara
This trip was one of the most exciting experiences of my life. I was able to join a field trip to ...