Max Adrien will be travelling to Rwanda in September 2012 to work as an education officer

After retiring with the Vancouver School Board, Max Adrien wanted to continue to put his skills to use by working abroad. Listen as Max discusses why he has chosen to work in North Eastern Rwanda as an education officer with CUSO International and how he is preparing himself for the experience.

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Jamie Kneen worked on a community training and resource mapping project in Costa Rica from 1995-1997

From 1995-1997, Jamie Kneen worked in collaboration with CIDA, the Saskatchewan Forest Conservation Network and the Indigenous Conservation Network in Costa Rica on a community training and mapping project. Listen as Jamie discusses how he shared his knowledge and worked closely to the community in order to create successful environmental and resource management assessments.

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Toyah Howarth served Namibia 2010-2012

Toyah Howarth is a returning volunteer who spent from July 2010-March 2012 in Namibia working in collaboration with the Namibian Football Association and UNICEF on a project entitled "Galz and Goals." Listen as she discusses the importance of developing women's sports in Namibia and how her experiences impacted the lives of many young girls.

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Rowina Koh worked as a librarian in Namibia in 2011

Rowina Koh went to Namibia for her 7-month assignment as a librarian at the Southern African Development Community Parliamentary Forum*. With MA in Library Sciences earned in UBC, Rowina contributed to establish the basic structure of a library. Her dream is to build up libraries around the world in order to give people opportunities to read and learn. She talks about an interesting story about a "hidden library" found during her assignment. Rowena has returned to Vancouver.

*this is an intergovernmental organization which represents all parliamentarians of 14 countries in the Southern Africa.

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Jamie Du Luce served as a psychotherapist in Tajikistan

As a professional psychotherapist, Jamie De Luce went to Tajikistan for a year where she worked to train local people by creating a health care support system to reduce child and maternal mortality among young married women.

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Katherine Nicole is going to serve in Rwanda as a Gender Specialist

After serving in Ghana for 13 months, Katherine Nicole is going to volunteer in Rwanda as a Gender Specialist. Utilizing her research skills, she will work with Plan Rwanda where she will monitor and evaluate activities related to gender issues. Katherine is very excited to meet new people and to experience a new culture. We wish Katherine all the best in her adventures.

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Pegi Furanna-McIntosh is going to serve in Ghana as a Teacher Support

Pegi Furanna-McIntosh is going to serve in Ghana as a Teacher Support with Cuso International. She has worked as a teacher for many years in Canada and is currently serving as the Head of Department at Notre Dame Regional Secondary School. She is excited about her pending trip to Ghana and is looking forward to sharing her teaching experiences in her new environment.

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Peter and Debra Martin Educators in Tanzania 2011-2012

I met Peter and Debra in Tanzania at a volunteer conference. They had been in Tanzania living in the Kabaya area for 2 months. Kabaya is near Dodoma and Arusha. Listen to how a couple make their way to their assignment and how they feel about it 2 months along.

Interviewed by Umeeda Switlo during VSO Tanzania and Tanzanian 50th anniversary.

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Barbara Curwen is working in Tanzania 2011-2012in the health sector

Barbara Curwen couldn't wait to get back into the field after serving ten years ago in the Ngong hills in Kenya with Cuso. This time her spouse Peter Stancyzyk had retired and could join her to also volunteer in the health sector.

They are in Arusha near Mount Kilimanjaro.

Hear about her assignment in Health.

Barbara on is photographed at a special 50th event. On left.

Interviewed by Umeeda Switlo in Tanzania. Tanzania celebrated 50 years of independence and VSO also celebrated 50 years of development work in Tanzania.

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Margaret Graves is from Halifax working in Agriculture in Tanzania 2011-2012

Margaret had done a CIDA internship in Senegal before she came to CUSO International wanting to share her skills.

She is working in Kigera district as an Agriculture Business and Livestock advisor with World Vision.

An amazing lady with some great stories.

Interviewed by Umeeda Switlo during her visit in Tanzania in December 2011. Tanzania was celebrating its 50th year of independence and VSO Tanzania also celebrated 50 years of development work.

Photo Margaret-right with fellow volunteer Samantha-left.

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