Just Volunteers! News

July 3, 2020

No Volunteers Going on Assignment Yet!

None of our partner projects are taking volunteers at this time. However, we still welcome enquiries from interested candidates. Once we are in a position to place people again we will be informing all those who have expressed an interest. Thank you for your ongoing support!

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July 3, 2020

Latest update from the Refugee School in Kuala Lumpur

On Wednesday 1st July the kindergarten and nursery classes began again at the school with a total of 15 children turning up. Some of the children did not come due to fear among the families, however we are pleased that no one in the community has caught the virus. Most families still do not have […]

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June 25, 2020

Update on Developments at the Refugee School in KL

Again, we would like to thank all those who have helped this community in their hour of particular need ! The community seem to be keeping in good spirits although the school management estimate that fewer than 15% of them have got their jobs back. Very understandably, the first jobs to open up are going […]

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Crisis for BBBB supported Myanmar Refugee Families

Over recent weeks former volunteers from the BBBB programme have responded with enormous generosity to the plight of the refugee community. We want to express our deepest thanks to all! In Malaysia, as in countries around the globe, there has been a government enforced lockdown over recent weeks in response to Covid-19. This has meant […]

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September 28, 2019

The SPICE Programme in Hong Kong completed its fifth year this summer

The programme brought together 10 Hong Kong undergraduates and 5 UK undergraduates to run three 7-day fun English camps for a total of 240 children. Apart from competitions, activities and games in the classrooms they all spent the day at the Hong Kong Country Club, one of HK’s most exclusive members clubs as well as […]

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September 28, 2019

Harry and Rob cycled across the world to raise money for a solar project at Lotus

Below is Harry’s report of their stopover at Lotus itself last month Learn about their journey: https://www.farsidestudio.com/risingsuncycle We think its important to give you our loyal following and supporters a genuine warts-and-all appraisal of Lotus. A rose-tinted ‘Live Aid-esque’ money magnet advert will not give you the understanding of the real issues and dynamics at Lotus. […]

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April 7, 2018

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

The Ultimate Big Sky Country! Each summer, except 2020, The Lotus Children’s Centre looks 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. Perhaps you would like to consider this for NEXT SUMMER? (However, we may still take […]

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June 10, 2017

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 a local Hmong woman who is always looking for volunteer teachers for 4-6 weeks or […]

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November 10, 2016

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!

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September 6, 2016

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

Here are some photos from Nicola who was one of the HK interns from City University of Hong Kong running the SPICE English programme in Tin Shui Wai, Hong Kong this summer. For more information on the experiences of those who volunteered for SPICE please read the blogs……..

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