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30 June 2011
Un impact sur tout le quartier by Isabelle Blanc
17 June 2011
A l’aide de jeux éducatifs, les 120 jeunes de l’école « Auberge Fraternité » ont découvert pourquoi il est important de respecter l’environnement. Read article
Segunda parte de 'ilustrando el voluntariado en Honduras'
14 June 2011
El sábado 4 de junio los voluntarios de la organización “Servicio para la paz”, miembro de la Red “Honduras Voluntaria”, desarrollaron una actividad en el Hospital Materno Infantil de Tegucigalpa, en donde visitaron a los niños y niñas internos en distintas salas y compartieron con ellos su tiempo, juguetes, golosinas, sonrisas y frases de apoyo. Read article
Be a part of IYV+10
Bonn, Germany and Tegucigalpa, Honduras:
13 June 2011
As part of the 10th Anniversary of the International Year of Volunteers (IYV+10), the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme is compiling a childrens book on volunteerism with the support of partners around the globe. Read article
Ilustrando el voluntariado en Honduras
19 May 2010
El pasado sábado 30 de abril se realizó en la ciudad de Tegucigalpa, capital de la República de Honduras, la primera parte de la actividad “Ilustrando el Voluntariado”, la cual es promovida por el programa de Voluntarios de las Naciones Unidas junto a otras Organizaciones Vinculadas al Voluntariado, miembros de la Red “Honduras Voluntaria”. Read article
UNV volunteer shoots '8 Goals for Africa'
Pretoria, South Africa:
A UNV volunteer has brought together Africa's top musicians for a high-profile campaign connecting the Millennium Development Goals with the FIFA World Cup in South Africa. Read article
Hatua Likoni is a community based development organization alleviating poverty, under-education and idleness among children and youth in Likoni, Kenya. Through education, guidance and economic opportunities, Hatua Likoni fosters personal development and self sufficiency among young people while promoting economic development and civil society within Likoni. Visit site
Gawad Kalinga, which literally means “give care”, is a non-profit organization that builds houses for poor communities and helps rehabilitate the lives of people in need. The organization is dedicated to eradicating poverty and rehabilitating the lives of people from slum areas in the Philippines and other developing countries. Visit site
Volunteer for Community Development (VFCD)
Volunteer for Community Development and Environment Education (VFCD) is a non-government, non-profit organization in Vietnam with a mission to build global community events through local environmental and community services. VFCD provides opportunities that make a difference to the lives of people from all parts of the world. Visit site
16 July 2008, 05:45
A diploma for a rice cooker
In the Philippines, two Japanese volunteers help send young Ifugao people to school and, in the process, learn to cook rice without a rice cooker...
Jephonie Himmiwat is an Ifugao, one of the indigenous people in the northern Philippines. Her people and their land are inseparable, thus both are called by the same name, Ifugao. Read entry
In Japan, two women enjoyed a very different upbringing. Twenty-three-year-old Kiyoko Okamoto spent four years as staff at the Mister Donut chain while she was studying international economics in the city of Fukuoka. Thirty-year-old Kozue Kamijo worked part-time in a restaurant while attending a business school in the Japanese capital.
02 June 2008, 23:06
Earthquake Diary: 1 June
Sunday is International Children's Day, and this year people around China have one common concern: children in the earthquake-hit regions. We know that many children suffered in the devastating quake but there are still many of them who survived, and they are eager to get back to study and playing with their friends. Children are the most vulnerable group in our community and much attention needs to be paid on them. Read entry