News from 2005
Back in June a Projects Abroad teaching volunteer, Scott Liddle, began a small newspaper with his students from the Linguistics Department at the Universidad Mayor de San Simon while on placement in Cochabamba.
Jo Walton, has been working as an Assistant Manager for Projects Abroad in Sri Lanka since September, here she tells us about a recent group volunteer 'clean-up' effort at one of the children's homes.
Assistant country manager Jess Doyle reports back from the Projects Abroad - China, Christmas party.
Volunteers and children at the 'Casa Juan Diaz' care home in Mexico have been working hard to complete a large-scale map of the world.
Projects Abroad volunteers and staff were proud to attend the opening ceremony of the newly constructed fisherman's shelter in Keelamuttom on the South Coast of Tamil Nadu.
Projects Abroad are thrilled that last month nearly 100 children completed a three month-long computer training course at Mawala IT Centre.
Joel Ibarra, who works as a member of staff for Projects Abroad on our Conservation Project in Mexico updates us on their work.
The time has come again to bring you up to date with the latest goings on at Taricaya and as usual there is so much to report it is hard to know where to start.
Projects Abroad - Ghana would like to say a massive thank you to Becka Jaroszevicz, who after volunteering on a Care & Community Project for three months in 2004...
NACER ('No a conductas en riesgo' meaning 'No to unsafe behaviour'), is a youth group begun by Dr. Gino Badani...
Projects Abroad are delighted to have supported ICTC this summer to bring a hugely successful summer course to the children of low-income families.
Not getting the grades you need for university can be extremely upsetting, especially when you thought you had your future career mapped out.
The month of July has flown by incredibly fast as both staff and volunteers alike have been busy.
The Ghanaian schools may have broken up for the summer holidays, but there is still plenty of teaching for volunteers to get involved in.
We feel part of the village of Keelamuttom. We live with a family here...
Looking back at your time away on a project can be all the more memorable when it culminates in something which you help mould and create.
John Etheridge was the first volunteer working there from Projects Abroad and responsible for the painting project.
Scott Liddle who is on his gap year in Cochabamba came up with the idea of the students putting together a newspaper to practice their English.
Natasha Whiting joined Projects Abroad in Thailand to work in a refugee camp.
Volunteers who have been working on the Ghana medical programme have started to work on an outreach programme going into the Orphanages where volunteers work in and around Cape Coast.
The volunteers in Zurite, the base for our Inca Projects, are to be involved in two significant and exciting projects. The restoration of the beautiful 17th century church in the village square has recently started while an excavation of the original village site will begin in mid-May.
A couple of years ago some volunteers set off on their trip of a lifetime with a Projects Abroad placement. Little did they know that their trip was to have a profound affect on their own lives and the lives of the children they were working with.
The vaccination campaign was organised by the Head Doctor at the Centro de Salud Sarcobamba who passed a huge "Gracias" to Projects Abroad for providing her and her staff with 'caring and dedicated volunteers'.
When they arrived at their placement at Snowland Ranag School in Kathmandu Niamh Creed, Nicole Von Kaenael and Tamara Wood were shocked that some of the children were being taught lessons in the dining area and even in the playground.
In the wake of the tsunami no one knew how the teeming wildlife in the seas surrounding Sri Lanka would be affected.
We are pleased to announce the introduction of new projects in the beautiful, south-east Asian country of Cambodia.
Three volunteers from Germany have recently made a real difference to the surroundings of children who attend crèches in and around Vaalwater in South Africa.
When Kathy Miller decided to travel to Southern India with Projects Abroad in 1999, little did she realise how much it would change her life. Five years on, Kathy's charity, The Neem Tree Trust has gone from strength to strength.