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11 June 2014
Juliet Coutts
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In the third entry of the series, Tearfund ICS volunteer Juliet talks about the latest challenges involving exciting foods, good old hard work, a new sport, early starts and chaotic le

6 June 2014
Alex McLaren
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In the second blog entry of their stay in Bolivia with Tearfund ICS, team member Alex writes about host families, church and responsibilities at the Fortin del Niño charity placement.

6 June 2014
Matt Burnett
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Matt is volunteering in Bolivia with Tearfund ICS.

3 June 2014
Mona Dave
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Mona Dave volunteered with VSO ICS in the Philippines helping to support organisations working with the Deaf community to promote awareness and inclusion.

3 June 2014
Kenia Meza
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Kenia Belinda Meza from Intibuca, Honduras was invited to volunteer with Progressio ICS after meeting some other volunteers at a football tournament organised by a local organisation

7 April 2014
Madeleine Uwamahoro
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Madeleine Uwamahoro, who works for Tearfund in Rwanda, was five years old during the genocide of 1994. Here she reflects on her personal journey in the 20 years that have passed.

14 March 2014
Sbu Mathibela
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When Nelson Mandela departed from this world on the 5th of December 2013, South Africa mourned. The mourning was also filled with joy, because the country’s hero left a great legacy.

5 March 2014
Sam Hepher
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VSO ICS volunteer Sam Hepher volunteered in Indonesia in 2013.

6 February 2014
Lilli Loveday
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Lilli Loveday is based in Oxford working with Mokoro, an international development consultancy, as well as volunteering for 28 Too Many* as a researcher.

3 February 2014
Rosie Pearmain
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In December 2013 (week six of the placement) was by far the best week for everyone in the group in Rwanda. It was all hands to the deck as we started off by making three kitchen gardens.

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