My dear buddies and co travelers Irio Ber ! Greetings from the “Pearl of Africa” I raise my tulip champagne glass with a toast to all of you my friends old and new on my Ugandan birthday, some of you who I have drifted away from yet remain silhouettes, many of you whom I have… Continue reading Life and Times in Uganda – One year on!!
It was raining heavily in Kathmandu. I was in dilemma whether to go to attend iVolunteer Overseas orientation session or not. Finally, decided to attend it. The session motivated me to apply for international volunteering. I applied and went through the recruitment and assessment procedures. My VPA (Volunteer Placement Advisor) Preshu offered a volunteering opportunity… Continue reading Rwanda: A wonderful country to choose for volunteering!!
I was placed as a VSO volunteer in 2010 in the Democratic Republic of Uganda for Governance & Participation program which is one of the major global areas focused by VSO. Let me share here how lives of the Ugandan citizens are getting changed by their active participation in governance in policy matters, especially for… Continue reading Bridging the digital divide in Uganda – K G Rajamohan
“Hi Nirakar, this email is from iVolunteer Overseas regarding your application for volunteering with VSO. We are glad to inform that you have been selected and your profile is matching with an organization in Mozambique!” Leaving India… I was excited but bit nervous at the same time! I went with researching more about the political,… Continue reading Eu sou Voluntario da VSO!! Nirakar Panda
The iVolunteer overseas program helps Indian professionals who are interested in volunteering abroad find opportunities that match their skills and expertise. After the selection of volunteers, they are provided in-house training to equip them with the skills and knowledge to be efficient in their placements. We had four of our volunteers joining us last week… Continue reading Fastening the seat belts!!