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Volunteer Profile: Sydney MacNaughton

My name is Sydney MacNaughton, and I was an American volunteer working in Uzhgorod, Ukraine for three months. I was partnered with the TOUCH Project, which provides humanitarian aid and individual child sponsorship to several nonprofit organizations in Uzhgorod. The organization is based on a sister-city relationship between Corvallis, Oregon and Uzhgorod, Ukraine. Although an [...]

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at the beginning of a new life adventure…

Volunteer Profile | Clémence Neyrat My name is Clémence, I’m 22, I come from France and I’m doing a masters in European studies in Strasbourg and now I plan to stay one year in Hungary as a EVS volunteer for Phiren Amenca. I am interested in a lot of things such as cultural activities (theatre in [...]

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To make a change, you need to act!

Volunteer Profile | Alexandra Bahor Hello!  My name is Alexandra Anamaria Bahor, I come from the small town Braila, in Romania. I am 26 years old and I am a Roma girl. For the most part I live my life by my rules and wishes, I am free to choose, decide and act. People around [...]

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Experience and impression: three months with Roma Active Albania

Oct 17 2013 | Niccoleta Stara, Federica Scrimiei, Sarah Haupenthal and Sara Irin | RomaReact.org Roma Active Albania (RAA), our hosting organization for the European voluntary service, is a NGO founded in 2006 in Tirana. RAA deals with the topics of mobilization and coordination of Roma people in the fight against discrimination and for the protection of their [...]

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Volunteer Profile: Attila Lakatos

In this interview, I talk about overcoming difficulties and how the lessons learned in Berlin during my volunteer experience will continue with me back here in Hungary. I grew up in an orphanage in a small town in Hungary. My world was pretty small and isolated before beginning this volunteer service program with Phiren Amenca [...]

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Volunteer Profile: Marta Sappé Griot

My name is Marta, I’m 20 years old and I come from Italy. I’m doing my voluntary service in Germany, in the South-Western city of Karlsruhe, and I’m working with asylum-seekers and immigrants. In Karlsruhe there’s a big center where all asylum seekers coming to the region of Baden-Württemberg have to go to ask for [...]

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Volunteer Profile: Judit Ignácz

Hi everyone, My name is Judit Ignácz and I’m 23 years old. I study French and Romani Studies at the University of Pécs in Hungary, and in the future I plan to be teacher or translator. Since October 2012, I have been a volunteer in France in a retirement home. I will stay here until [...]

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Volunteer Profile: Zsuzsanna Kalányos

My name is Zsuzsanna Kalányos. I’m 22 years old and I’m studying to be social worker at the University of Pécs in Hungary. My host organisation is VISA-L’année diaconale, this organisation coordinates hosting projects across France (including associations, institutions, and organizations hosting volunteers) as well as the follow-up and the training of the volunteers throughout their [...]

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Volunteer Profile: Slobodan Nikolic

My name is Slobodan Nikolic, I’m 22 years old and I come from Sremska Mitrovica, Serbia. My voluntary service began in September 2011 and will be finished in December 2012. I was a member of the Ecumenical Humanitarian Organization (EHO) of Novi Sad, Serbia. EHO is a non -profit citizens’ association that continues the work [...]

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Volunteer Profile: Florian Brecht

Taves Baxtalo! Hello! I am Florian and I am a French EVS volunteer for 9 months in Barcelona. I am doing my volunteering at the Federation of Roma Associations of Catalonia, which gives support to all local Roma Associations, defends and promotes the rights and culture of the Roma people. I was not very aware of [...]

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