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January 16, 2021

Madalena is finding online teaching much more interesting than she expected

Maddie talks about how she has been dealing with an internship done entirely online and working from home – when she would otherwise have expected to be in Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia working with disadvantaged local children. The experience is challenging for everyone but the attitude of the kids has made it a […]

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January 13, 2021

Volunteering in Malaysia – not in Malaysia!

Charlotte is one of three interns working with our Building Bridges project in Malaysia for this academic year, providing mentoring sessions and fun English classes online – BBBB Online – for children at Rumah Aman, a Muslim children’s home in Kuala Lumpur. They work with small groups of children two or three times a week. […]

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Just Volunteers! News

January 7, 2021

Happy New Year 2021!

We wish you all a very happy and fulfilling year this year. Thank you to all those who helped us in 2020! We are optimistic that before the end of this year we will again be welcoming volunteers to our projects around Asia. In the meantime, we are incredibly grateful to all the volunteers who […]

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Just Volunteers! News

September 12, 2020

Projects Remain Closed to International Volunteers

None of our project partners expects to be able to take international volunteers this year. As soon as the situation changes we will announce the new vacancies. In the meantime, we do require help with some online mentoring sessions conducted in English for children living in children’s homes. If you are interested, please Contact Us!

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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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After returning home Eilish reflects on her time at BBBB in Kuala Lumpur

Eilish and Faye had to return to the UK a few days earlier than expected as the Corona Virus meant borders were closing across the world. Here Eilish reflects on the second half of their assignment and what the experience meant to her…… As I fell back into the routine of teaching I had to […]

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In Early March Faye Finished her Placement at the BBBB Programme

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 set of challenges but also the moments of excitement. Here is an example of what […]

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