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Volunteers for the WorldCategory: Non-Profit
Paul Smith, Nigeria 99-02, 03-05 - #7
Oct 21 2010
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 experien...
Sarah Power and Catherine Cecchini, Cameroon 07-09 - #6
Oct 18 2010
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
Sep 30 2010
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 M...
Andrew Victor, Guyana - #4
Sep 05 2010
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
Sep 03 2010
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...
Frank Holte, El Salvador - #2
Sep 01 2010
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. ...
Bharat Mathoo & Peter Jailall, Guyana - #1
Aug 18 2010
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 P...
I'm a Public Engagement Officer with Cuso International based out of Toronto, ON. I joined Cuso International after five years working with NGO coalitions in Atlantic Canada and Ontario. Through my own work overseas in Ghana and Nigeria I've experienced first-hand how transformational international volunteerism can be.Click here to see the full author's profile
Recent EpisodesDariel Krammer, Regional Education Officer, Region 1 - Guyana
Sarah Verveld, Occupational Therapist - Guyana
Sydney Allicock, North Rupununi District Development Board - Guyana
Behi Barzegar, Food Technologist, Helping Hands Women's Group - Guyana
Heather Cobb and Priscilla Torres - Wowetta Women's Group, Guyana
Joseph Wangija - Special Education Needs Specialist, Guyana
Scotiabank Volunteer Chris Little in Guyana
Tinebeb Berhane, VSO Ethiopia Diaspora Program Manager
Greg Meehan, Nigeria 72-75 and Ethiopia 00-01
Linda Whittaker, India 09-10 - #8