Cuso International West

Your Passport to Global Citizenship

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Judith Tethong served in Jamaica 1962 and India in 1965 -Podcast #272

Cuso International

Jun 28 2011





Judith Tethong served as a Youth Club Council in Jamaica when the country gained its independence in 1962. She had revolunteered in India for four years and went onto working with Tibetan peoples focusing on education. She was very effective in trai...

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Anna Du Vent served in Jamaica, 2009-2010- Podcast# 271

Cuso International

Jun 26 2011




Having been an intercultural trainer for youth at the Victoria Immigrant and Refugee Centre Society, Anna Du Vent brought her work experience to Kingston, Jamaica while working as a volunteer in 2009-2010. She served as a Youth Program Advisor at the Y...

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Gary Wickett served in India, 1965-1967-Podcast # 270

Cuso International

Jun 22 2011





Gary Wickett and his wife Judy were very proud to have their first baby born at Manipal General Hospital, India during their volunteering stint. During the RV gathering in Victoria, he shared his funny vegetarian egg experience in India.

This po...

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Tony Pargeter served in Zambia in 1970-1972 -Podcast #269

Cuso International

Jun 22 2011





Tony Pargeter served as History and English teacher at the Mwinilunga Secondary School, Zambia from 1970-1972. As a volunteer, he is grateful to fellow volunteers who hosted most of his travels.

This podcast was recorded during CUSO-VSO's 50th A...

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Bette Shippam served in Vanuatu, 1986-1988 -Podcast# 268

Cuso International

Jun 17 2011




Bette Shippam had served as a Community Development Officer in Vanuatu from 1986 to 1988. She taught early educators on the pedagogy of teaching children.
Volunteer for a better world! Join CUSO-VSO, share skills and volunteer in 43 countries in Afric...

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Jean Maloney served Papua New Guinea in 1981 and Ethiopia in 2011. Podcast #267

Cuso International

Jun 14 2011





Jean Maloney had served as an English teacher and Business Advisor in Papua New Guinea in 1981. Likewise, she had served as a Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor at the VSO Ethiopia in Addis Ababa for six weeks from February-March, 2011. She helped i...

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Umeeda Umedaly Switlo serves as CUSO-VSO Public Engagement Officer West. Podcast #266

Cuso International

Jun 13 2011




Umeeda Switlo is the current Public Engagement Officer at CUSO-VSO West in Vancouver. She left Uganda at age 15. Together with her family, she is so grateful to a CUSO-VSO volunteer who helped them start a new life in Canada. She has travelled to Kenya...

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Kenneth McKay served in Ghana, 1962 and 2010. Podcast #265

Cuso International

Jun 09 2011




Kenneth McKay was one of the first CUSO volunteers who had served overseas. He was a teacher in Ghana in 1962 and Monitoring and Evaluation advisor in 2011 in Ghana. Kenneth talks about giving an dthe cahnges in Ghana. Thanks Ken for your service!

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Jamie Kyles served in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania. Pod cast #264

Cuso International

Jun 05 2011





This podcast was recorded during CUSO-VSO's 50th Anniversary Kick-off celebrations in Victoria, B.C. CUSO-VSO is proud to honor 15,000 volunteers and 35 million service hours in over 40 countries. The views expressed in these podcasts do not necessa...

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Katherine Nichol served in Ghana from February 2010 to March 2011. Podcast # 263

Cuso International

Jun 04 2011




Katherine Nichol, as an Organization Development Advisor, helped in formulating a gender plan for VSO Ghana. She had also worked with the Ghana Evaluation and Monitoring Forum, a partner organization of VSO Ghana.
This podcast was recorded during CUSO...

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