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20 October 2005
No one can stop the rain: Relief efforts made possible by people like you 
MSF volunteer, Karin Moorhouse nourishes a wounded child, during Angola’s civil war. In her recently published book “No One Can Stop the Rain,” Karin writes touchingly about the infant, whose mother was run over by a military vehicle.
This book, written by a volunteer couple, helps people realize that volunteering for a humanitarian organization, like the Médecins Sans Frontières, can be done at many different stages in life. Wei Cheng, a paediatric surgeon, and his wife Karin Moorhouse, a senior marketing executive for Nestlé Canada, left their comfortable lives to do just that.  Read article
28 October 2003
Angola highlights children’s rights for IVD 
Cazenga: Angolans are taking another significant step towards peace as the Government launched its child registration campaign with UN Volunteers and UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on International Volunteer Day, 5 December.  Read article
From: UN Volunteers, Germany
14 December 2002
IV Day spirit embraces Luanda’s street children 
Luanda: More than 70 of Luanda’s street children gathered at an old church in the centre of Luanda, Angola’s capital and largest city, to celebrate International Volunteer Day (IVD).  Read article
From: UN Volunteers, Germany
03 November 1998
Setting up of the National UNV modality in Angola  
The attached documents provide the outcomes of a Comparative Study On Recruitment And Salary Practices in Angola which was one of the basis for the definition of the VLA rate for National UN Volunteers.  The approval fax of the initial level of the VLA rate is also attached as well as the fax from the UNDP Country Office in Angola confirming that the salaries of all UNDP local project staff is established and paid in hard currecy (US$). This is to justify why the VLA rate for National UN Volunteers should also be established in US$ rather than in local currency as stipulated in the Guidance Note.   Read article
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