Cuso International West

Your Passport to Global Citizenship

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Don Archibold served in Papua New Guinea from 1987-1990. Podcast #262

Cuso International

Apr 28 2011






CUSO-VSO West intern James Christopherson, talks to Don Archibold who did his placement assignment with the provincial education office in Papua New Guinea from 1987 to 1990. This 3 year stint eventually turned into a 14 year stay for Don in Papua ...

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Peter Watt served in Vanuatu from 1982-1984.Part 2. Podcast #261

Cuso International

Apr 26 2011





In 1982, Peter Watt left his life as a commercial fisherman on the east coast of Nova Scotia to volunteer in Vanuatu. Little did he know that this experience would mark the beginning of his lifelong journey in international development.
In this podc...

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Peter Watt served in Vanuatu from 1982-1984.Part 1. Podcast #260

Cuso International

Apr 26 2011




In 1982, Peter Watt left his life as a commercial fisherman on the east coast of Nova Scotia to volunteer in Vanuatu. Little did he know that this experience would mark the beginning of his lifelong journey in international development.
In this podcas...

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Leslie Dyck served in Vanuatu from 2007-2009. Podcast #259

Cuso International

Apr 20 2011





From 2007-2009, Leslie Dyck worked in health promotions as part of a capacity building project with a local health department in Vanuatu.
She talks about the successes she achieved and also sheds light on how a project she was involved in, taught he...

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Katherine Nichol served in Ghana from February 2010 to March 2011. Podcast #258

Cuso International

Apr 15 2011




In this podcast, Katherine Nickel from Vancouver, BC, reflects on her 13 month placement in Accra, Ghana. She also reveals why her experience has made her stronger and offers advice for future volunteers.







Volunteer for a better ...

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Judy Storr served in the Maldives. 1997-1999. Podcast #257

Cuso International

Mar 28 2011




At a meet CUSO-VSO event in Vancouver, CUSO-VSO intern Tapuwa Ruzvidzo spoke to Judy Storr who spoke about her wonderful experience as an English teacher in the Maldives from 1997 to 1999.

Volunteer for a better world! Join CUSO-VSO, share skills a...

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Kate Gilchrist served in Nigeria. 1980-1982. Podcast #256

Cuso International

Mar 25 2011




In 1980, Kate Gilchrist served in Nigeria for two years training English teachers. Her experience in Nigeria was life changing and meaningful and she learned more from her students than they learnt from her.
Kate shares some of the funny stories that ...

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John Drover's experience in Timor. 2007-2009. Podcast #253

Cuso International

Mar 23 2011




In 2007, John Drover accompanied his wife to Timor where she did work in health promotions for infectious diseases. As an avid gardener, John put his gardening skills to use and taught the curious local children all about growing nutritious plants. In...

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Norma McKenzie has volunteered with CUSO-VSO three times (Malawi, Guyana, Ethiopia). Podcast #252

Cuso International

Mar 21 2011




At the meet CUSO-VSO and RV reunion event in Kelowna, we talked to Norma Mackenzie who has volunteered with CUSO-VSO three times!
She started in Malawi where she taught for 2 years and also established a library there. Next, she went to Guyana her cou...

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Tracey Barker from Vancouver moved to Tanzania with her family for 6 months Podcast #251

Cuso International

Mar 17 2011




In 2010, Tracey Barker moved to Tanzania for 6 months with her family on a short 6 month placement.
During her placement, Tracey worked at the Tanzania Aids Forum while her husband worked with young Cancer patients at Ocean Road hospital as a music th...

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