In this short film VSO volunteer Julie Wilson shares her expertise in primary education with schools in Nepal. We are given a glimpse of how she is adapting to a new culture and learning just as much from her colleagues as they are from her and how she is beginning to appreciate what is truly important in life.
Commitment from volunteers needs to be matched by political commitment. VSO Mongolia is using international and national volunteers to create an environment for local volunteering projects to flourish. A succesful primary health care pilot is now being taken up by health departments around the country.
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The Global Xchange programme is a six-month exchange programme which gives young people from different countries a unique opportunity to work together, to develop and share valuable skills and to make a practical contribution where it is needed in local communities.