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The marshmallow tower game

Eilish and Faye moved into the new volunteers’ apartment this week and invited the children over to celebrate On Friday morning the [refugee school] children took part in some team-building activities. They worked in small groups to achieve building the

Posted in Building Bridges Beyond Borders (Malaysia), Just Volunteers! News

Mongolia…Volunteer in One of the World’s Most Exotic Countries this Summer!

The Ultimate Big Sky Country! The Lotus Children’s Centre is looking for volunteers to help run activities with the children this summer at the home in Mongolia, one of the world’s least known and most under-populated countries. This is an

Posted in Just Volunteers! News, Lotus Children’s Centre (Mongolia)

Vietnam and Mongolia (Non JV projects)

There are two projects which are not part of the Just Volunteers! approved programmes but which we believe are very well run and are in need of people. Fun English school for Hmong children in beautiful Northeast Vietnam, run by

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International Jewellery Designer Cherry Chau visits Lotus Children’s Centre in Mongolia

Earlier this month Cherry Chau visited Lotus and spent a weekend teaching the children the art of decorative felting   First the wool Lots of Colour Lots of patient attention And after the classes, time to go out and play!

Posted in Just Volunteers! News, Lotus Children’s Centre (Mongolia)

Photos from 2016 Summer Programme for Immersion in Communicative English (SPICE)

Some photos from Nicola who helped run the SPICE English programme in Tin Shui Wai, Hong Kong this summer          

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Volunteers working with Myanmar refugee children in Kuala Lumpur

This summer Jamie and Alex from Korea are working at the MRCLC school for Myanmar refugees in Kuala Lumpur. Jamie sent us the following post: It has already been a month and a half since I came to Kuala Lumpur

Posted in Building Bridges Beyond Borders (Malaysia), Just Volunteers! News

Who Makes a Good Volunteer?

Who Makes a Good Volunteer?  We have had our share of really brilliant volunteers over the past 7 years, along with a small number of not so brilliant ones!  Our experience seems to indicate the following. The best volunteers are….

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