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In Early March Faye Finished her 6 Month Placement at the BBBB Programme in Malaysia

She thought it could be useful for new volunteers if she described the average day at the refugee school A typical day teaching at the Myanmar Refugee School Every day of teaching is different and will come with its own

Posted in Building Bridges Beyond Borders (Malaysia), Uncategorised, Volunteers' Stories

Eilish and Faye have been teaching the Myanmar refugees for nearly 6 months now.

We belatedly post a blog in which Eilish reflects on their first 3 months. My first three months in Kuala Lumpur with the BBBB programme: 1stSeptember- 29thNovember. Having been in Malaysia for 3 months now, my time as a volunteer

Posted in Building Bridges Beyond Borders (Malaysia), Uncategorised, Volunteers' Stories

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

Latifah Volunteered with BBBB This Summer and is Now Back in Her Native HK

If you are considering volunteering in Malaysia with the Myanmar refugee school you should certainly read this detailed blog by Latifah PART I: My Experience at the Myanmar Refugee School My three months at the Myanmar refugee school which BBBB

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Priya Finishes Her Assignment in KL

Priya, studying dentistry in the UK, has just completed her assignment at the refugee school in Kuala Lumpur “Teaching at [the refugee school] in Kuala Lumpur has been one of the most challenging yet rewarding experiences that I have had.

Posted in Building Bridges Beyond Borders (Malaysia), Volunteers' Stories

Biaki Thinks Back Fondly on her Two Months in Malaysia

Biaki, from India, just concluded her volunteering assignment in Kuala Lumpur, which she took up after finishing her Masters at Kings College, London I spent two months volunteering at a school in Kuala Lumpur and I can say that the

Posted in Building Bridges Beyond Borders (Malaysia), Volunteers' Stories

Jamie Returns to the UK After 3 Life-Changing Months at the Refugee School

In three months of volunteering, I lived and developed enough for a lifetime. My time spent teaching at [ The Myanmar Refugee School] on weekdays and travelling Malaysia during the weekend created an inexpressible change in my character, demeanour and

Posted in Building Bridges Beyond Borders (Malaysia), Projects

Lathangie and Tharuni complete their assignment with the Myanmar Refugees and return to Europe for Christmas!

Teaching at MRCLC was definitely an experience that will never be forgotten. On our first day of school, we were pleasantly surprised as the children all welcomed us eagerly and were happy to see new faces. They knew that we

Posted in Building Bridges Beyond Borders (Malaysia), Volunteers' Stories

A Moving Video Tribute to the Children Mathieu Worked with in Malaysia

Mathieu volunteered with the Building Bridges programme in Malaysia this summer.  Like many of our volunteers his own experiences in life influenced his wish to help these children. Here’s a video of my stay in Malaysia thanks to the BBBB programme.

Posted in Building Bridges Beyond Borders (Malaysia), Volunteers' Stories

A Volunteer Shares her Photos from a Return Trip to Malaysia

Most volunteers in Kuala Lumpur say they enjoy their assignment. And several have returned more than once but Alexia holds the record for the most return trips to the Myanmar refugee school (although Mike and Emma put in the longest

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