Volunteer Reviews

Philippines English Teaching Review

Living outside your comfort zone, in a new country with a different culture from yours, sharing rooms and sleeping in bunk beds, having cold showers (which by the way I will miss) makes you look at life differently and appreciate the simple things. I can’t put into words how rewarding it was working with the children. Teaching was a challenge …

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Philippines Nutrition Project Review

I did have a wonderful time in the Philippines and I treasure every opportunity to volunteer abroad every now and then. Highlights of the trip: One of the highlights of this trip was that I got to immerse myself in a cultural-rich environment, Tacloban City. During the time, I have been given opportunities to interact and connect with the local …

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Public Health & Nutrition- Philippines Review

My amazing journey in the Philippines. Highlights of the trip: I think the actual work placement is the highlights of the whole trip and there’s no part that I don’t enjoy. We worked on a nutrition project that involves doing feeding in a small village called Cangumbang. Everyday we would have to collect up our shopping list and travel on …

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Meet your hosts in Palawan, Philippines

• Can you tell us a little bit about yourself and what you do? Hi! My name is Glory. I am 28 years old and was born and grew up in the Island of Palawan. I am married and have 3 children, 2 boys and 1 baby girl. I live in the village where our programs are located. I have …

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Disaster Recover Build a Home Philippines – 2015

I spent two weeks in Tacloban and can say I really enjoyed my time and the experience there.  The construction projects I worked on were both fun and rewarding.   Myself and another volunteer called April worked alongside local people, it was physical but fun. The local guys were keen to get to know us and teach us about them and their language …

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