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03 March 2008
Encouraging Youth to Be Volunteers by Ann Christine Ishimwe
Kigali, Rwanda: Global Trustees for Unity and Peace Volunteers (GTUPV), an NGO in Rwanda, promotes youth volunteerism and global development.  Read article
12 December 2005
10,000 trees planted in Rwanda by Gertrude Majyambere
Kigali, Rwanda: The national celebrations to mark International Volunteer Day 2005 were last week held in Kibuye province, with participants holding a procession to raise awareness on the role of volunteers in the world.  Read article
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09 December 2005
Community activities mark IVD in Rwanda 
Volunteers plant trees on Ruhira Mountain in Kibuye in Rwanda on the occasion of the International Volunteer Day, 5 December 2005. (Photo: UN Volunteers Rwanda)
Kigali, Rwanda: Hundreds of national and international UN Volunteers and other volunteers – including scouts and guides, members of the National Youth Council, VSO, young Christian associations, young women Christians associations, and the Red Cross as well as citizens – joined hands in celebrating the International Volunteer Day in Rwanda.   Read article
From: UN Volunteers Rwanda
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30 November 2005
VSO offices worldwide mark IVD by 'building communities'  by Theo Breedon
For International Volunteer Day 2005, Voluntary Service Overseas is highlighting the important contributions of local and national volunteering – and also the contributions of international volunteers – with a campaign entitled "Volunteers for Development: Building Communities Together".   Read article
24 September 2004
Volunteers without borders by Jody Ferres
She has been robbed at gunpoint, ambushed and shot at twice. She delivered babies in Sri Lanka and shared food with Afghanis. And Mary Lightfine still can crack jokes about it. "A group of rebels carrying machine guns wanted me to give them a ride when I was in Sudan," she said. "I told them sorry, but my insurance doesn’t cover people carrying arms.”  Read article

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