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Volunteer blogs


Volunteering is a reward in itself

Published on 8th July 2016


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Volunteering is a reward in itself

In Vanuatu, Stephen Soole has learned that volunteering is all about expecting the unexpected... Read More

Many farewells

Published on 6th July 2016


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Many farewells

Warwick and Jo's time in Niue has come to an end, and with it, plenty of mixed emotions... Read More

First working week

Published on 5th July 2016


First working week

Robyn Metzger is settling into the Samoan way of life and learning a few things about herself along the way... Read More

First week in Samoa

Published on 22nd June 2016


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First week in Samoa

In her first post as a VSA volunteer, Robyn Metzger shares her orientation experience and initial impressions of Samoa... Read More

Positive progress for the Tongan Mabé pearl industry

Published on 20th June 2016


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Positive progress for the Tongan Mabé pearl industry

The Mabé pearl industry in Tonga continues to grow via a wave of new initiatives. Volunteer Steve Hales shares the latest progress in the industry... Read More

Spheres of importance in Vanuatu

Published on 18th June 2016


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Spheres of importance in Vanuatu

Bronwyn Hale experiences a light bulb moment during her in-country orientation in Vanuatu... Read More

Ato

Published on 16th June 2016


Ato

Jo McKenzie discovers a unique gardening technique while on assignment... Read More

A big day out

Published on 13th June 2016


A big day out

Jo and Warwick share progress of their assignment in Niue with the Department of Education... Read More

The Port Vila hospital garden revisited

Published on 8th June 2016


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The Port Vila hospital garden revisited

In Vanuatu, Jill Greenhalgh has been battling drought, downpours and the lingering effects of Cyclone Pam... Read More

A visit from the local primary school

Published on 31st May 2016


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A visit from the local primary school

In her first blog from Samoa, Jo McKenzie shares the story of a visit from the local primary school to the Lalomalava Garden Project... Read More

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