Paul Smith, Nigeria 99-02, 03-05 - #7

Paul Smith spent almost 5 years volunteering in Kaduna State, Nigeria working at a school for deaf children. He used his own experience as a deaf person to break down barriers and inspire his students. Paul speaks to us about the impact of his experience in Nigeria. Thanks to Campbell McDermid who provided English-American Sign Language Interpretation for us.

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Sarah Power and Catherine Cecchini, Cameroon 07-09 - #6

Sarah Power and Catherine Cecchini both volunteered in Northern Cameroon for two years with CUSO-VSO. Find out about the challenges and rewards they experienced and the directions their lives have taken since.

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Ken Wood and Meaghon Dunphy Talk Corporate Partnerships in Zanzibar - #5

Ken Wood is currently volunteering in Zanzibar supporting an innovative project - Making Markets Work for the Poor. A joint partnership between VSO International and Accenture, the project supports farmers to increase their access to markets. Ken and Meaghon Dunphy (CUSO-VSO's Corporate Partnerships Advisor) talk about the project and share some lessons learned about doing development work with corporate partners.

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Andrew Victor, Guyana - #4

Andrew Victor spent almost two years volunteering with CUSO-VSO in Guyana. In this podcast he shares what he learned about being global citizen, the challenges he faced, and the impact that the placement had on him.

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Solomon Belay, Ethiopia - #3

Solomon Belay recently returned from six months volunteering with the University of Addis Ababa in Ethiopia. Solomon was part of a unique program with CUSO-VSO that enables volunteers from diaspora communities to share their skills with their countries of orgin. In this podcast he shares his experiences working for the medical school and also what it was like for him to return to his country of origin as a volunteer.

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Frank Holte, El Salvador - #2

Frank Holte works in set design for the Stratford Shakespeare Festival in Stratford, Ontario. The Stratford Festival has partnered with CUSO-VSO and the city of Suchitoto to help rebuild and revitalize a small community in El Salvador through theatre. Listen to Frank share his experience with this special project.

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Bharat Mathoo & Peter Jailall, Guyana - #1

Bharat Mathoo and Peter Jailall are Guyanese-Canadians who have gone back to Guyana to share their skills as educators through the Canada-Guyana Teacher Education Project (CGTEP). CUSO-VSO has partnered with CGTEP as part of the Diaspora Volunteering Program. CUSO-VSO helps link North American diaspora communities to their countries of birth or heritage through strategic volunteer placements and learning exchanges.

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