Cuso International West

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

Cuso International

May 05 2012




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...

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

Cuso International

May 04 2012




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 ...

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Toyah Howarth served Namibia 2010-2012

Cuso International

May 03 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 developi...

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Rowina Koh worked as a librarian in Namibia in 2011

Cuso International

Apr 16 2012




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 dr...

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Jamie Du Luce served as a psychotherapist in Tajikistan

Cuso International

Mar 10 2012




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.

Volunteer for a be...

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

Cuso International

Jan 07 2012




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. Kather...

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

Cuso International

Jan 04 2012




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 excit...

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Peter and Debra Martin Educators in Tanzania 2011-2012

Cuso International

Dec 22 2011




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 mont...

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

Cuso International

Dec 20 2011




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 n...

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

Cuso International

Dec 20 2011




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 st...

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