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02 February 2009
"Every citizen can bring a change" in Liberia 
Monrovia, Liberia: For this year's International Volunteer Day (IVD) in Liberia, the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme Support Unit, in close cooperation with the UNDP/UNV Country Office Team (COT) coordinated volunteer based events in three different locations in the sectors including Harper as well as the capital city Monrovia.   Read article
05 January 2009
A journey from within by Rosie Williams
MSF's Camp in Your City tours major cities so that the public can learn directly from MSF fieldworkers how life works in a refugee camp. (R. Williams)
Adelaide, Australia: What makes your average lab technician pack it all in to volunteer in Africa? An interview with Olivia Yacoub, a volunteer with MSF.  Read article
More about: Australia  Malawi  Health
07 December 2007
Liberians focused on 'helping themselves' on IVD 
Dolo Town, Liberia: The Minister of Youth and Sports Ms. Etmonia Tarpeh has challenged students throughout Liberia to cultivate the spirit of voluntarism and get involve in the crusade for the reconstruction and development of Liberia.  Read article
14 January 2007
Volunteer-run literacy programme helps empower women in Liberia by Andrej Mahecic
Suakoko, Liberia: Garmai Gbelawoe had to mark the ballot paper with her inked fingerprint when she voted in Liberia's landmark presidential election in November 2005. Today, she feels empowered after learning how to read and write at a volunteer-run women's centre that is helping to reintegrate returnees in the country's Bong County, north of the national capital, Monrovia.  Read article
From: AlertNet
More about: Education  Gender
08 December 2006
Volunteerism: Welcome attribute to global citizenship 
Monrovia, Liberia: Over 1000 students from five leading universities in Liberia participated in programs marking the observance of International Volunteers Day held on 5 December with the theme “Volunteering for Reconstruction and Development in Liberia”.   Read article
More about: Youth


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West Africa volunteers scheme launched  
Some 1,000 youths from across West Africa have marched through the streets of the Liberian capital, Monrovia, to launch a new regional volunteer scheme.

The scheme would see youths spend time helping out in areas such as agriculture, health or education in a different country to their own.

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Twists and turns 
On his blog, Patrick Mosolf relates his diverse experiences as a volunteer across the world - from work in his local community in the US to time spent as a UNV volunteer in Liberia.  Visit site