All posts tagged with: volunteering

A Country Means: No One Left Behind

Posted January 22, 2014 Avatar Emilia Siahaan

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Member since August 13, 2013
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  • Age 20

“...rambutnya sama, kulitnya sama. Sama-sama bisa merasakan sakit.. Saudara kita yang di sana..” “...we got the same hair, the same skin. We all are able to feel the pain. They are our brothers and sisters.” – Yoel F. Kaban. I am a newbie in a volunteering organization called Rumah Baca Panter. I was afraid at first, whether or not this would be right for me, or whether I could commitment myself to it. But, as I make my heart firm, I decided to take this path. The fir...


It is obviously worth living for someone... (A little piece about volunteering)

Posted August 8, 2014 Avatar Oksana Hirchak

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  • Age 20

@MariaJoseCelis wrote “Do one thing: volunteer” in her article ( http://www.voicesofyouth.org/en/posts/do-one-thing--v..- ). After reading this I decided to tell about my own experience. I work with people who have special needs. Due to Wikipedia special needs “is a term used in clinical diagnostic and functional development to describe individuals who require assistance for disabilities that may be medical, mental, or psychological.”. Thus those are people with Down s...


Nigerian youth multiplying impact

Posted August 9, 2014 no picture Ma'Reke

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A developing country has at least three dire needs - development, national transformation and youth employment. These are dire needs of Nigeria. Development: because an economy that has experienced some years of stable economic growth requires this growth to be inclusive and accompanied by economic development. National transformation: because the need for leaders who lead by serving and have the necessary skills is critical to transforming societies. Youth employment: be...


Volunteer

Posted August 14, 2014 no picture Laura

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Member since August 13, 2014
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The truth is that every time the number of volunteers from around the world has increased it is a sign that people are increasingly concerned about the future of others. The volunteers want to leave a mark in the hope of a society with more values​​. And to these people I owe a huge respect. I dream of doing volunteer work in Africa. And contrary to what some people think (that the world is getting worse and people are not so fond) I see that there are more...