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A Malaysian Volunteer in KL Recounts Experiences of Working with Myanmar Refugees

A Malaysian Volunteer in KL Recounts Experiences of Working with Myanmar Refugees

In the Building Bridges Beyond Borders (BBBB) programme in Malaysia we have local volunteers joining us every year. RM gives her thoughts on the refugee school where she has been a volunteer teacher in the programme for several months. Hello, I am a local volunteer at  [Myanmar Refugees school] in KL.[...]
A Group of UK Students Teach for 6 Weeks in HK at the SPICE Summer Programme

A Group of UK Students Teach for 6 Weeks in HK at the SPICE Summer Programme

Every Summer  we take a small group of native English speaking volunteers to work with HK undergraduate interns to run the Summer Programme for Immersion in Communicative English (SPICE) for disadvantaged local children. This programme is made possible by the generous support of Chow Tai Fook Charity Foundation and the[...]
Sam Reflects on a Challenging but Moving Summer in Mongolia

Sam Reflects on a Challenging but Moving Summer in Mongolia

  Mongolia is the type of country which can seriously test one’s own capabilities to live in such a different and unique environment. It is not like any other country I have been to. My time in Mongolia was one of the best, the worst, and most interesting experiences of my life. And despite the[...]
Changeover of Volunteers

Changeover of Volunteers

As mentioned in her last blog, the students from Alexia's old school raised 190 euros for the refugee school by organising a bake sale. Later in the spring her sister and other members of her family managed to raise additional funds to make many needed improvements at the school. Alexia takes[...]
Just Volunteers! Summer Update

Just Volunteers! Summer Update

Most projects are now full for the summer, however, we still need two people for the September to November slot in Malaysia. If you have followed the volunteers' blogs you will see that those who go to the Myanmar Refugee school there really love their time with the children. No teaching experience[...]

Who are Just Volunteers?

Just Volunteers (JV) is run by Josephine Chesterton who has worked for nearly 30 years in China and Hong Kong both in banking and academia…[Read More…]

What do Just Volunteers do?

We help find volunteers for small charities in China (including HK), Malaysia and Mongolia. Generally they want a minimum volunteering period of one month – some longer – and prefer volunteers to stay as long as possible… [Read More…]