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Melissa: “This assignment at Thoo Mweh Khee Learning Centre has been the most rewarding experience of my life.”

This assignment at Thoo Mweh Khee Learning Centre was the most rewarding experience of my life. Having had the chance to be with the Karen people and to live alongside them for several months allowed me to (re)discover the notions of simplic…

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Marianne: “The students here have nothing to do with the students in my country.”

Today is the day I have to leave Thoo Mweh Khee. It has been the best experience of my (short) life, there is no other way to say it. For the students, I love each and every one of you. The students here are nothing like the students in my country, an…

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Margaux: “An experience rich in emotion. We teach children a lot, but we also learn a lot from them.”

Initially, one of the positive aspects of my mission was the relationship with the locals. I was very well received, and links were gradually created. They were very attentive and listened to the volunteers on site. Then, the adaptation wa…

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Madeleine: “This testimony allows me to thank once again ApiAfrique and its team.”

Three months after my return to France, I look back on my experience in Senegal with ApiAfrique. The first thing I want to say is that, of all my experiences abroad, this one was the most beautiful and richest… in everything! Imminent l…

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Loïs: “The lack of comfort and hygiene (…) is greatly compensated by the satisfaction of knowing it is useful”

After a very long plane trip and 3 hours by bus, I finally arrived at the Learning Centre in Ban Tha Song Yang. There I met 3 other volunteers who, like me, had come to teach English to the children of the centre. They explained to me what they knew …

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Laurine: “I’m thrilled to have made my contribution to HCA and I look forward to coming back.”

Hello everyone, My name is Laurine and I’m 23 years old. I went to do humanitarian work during my gap year. I decided to get involved with AIME and especially in Honduras because I thought the project was simply wonderful and we had a lot …

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Jérémie: “Teachers are deeply respected in Burmese society.”

My name is Jérémie, I am 25 years old and I had the chance to go to Mandalay (Myanmar) for an eight-month mission of civic service thanks to the association AIME as a social science teacher. I worked at Phaung Daw Oo, a monastic school founded in …

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A look back at Ilona’s first week in the Ban Pak Audomsung centre

Ilona, a young woman of 21 years old, decided to go on a 3-month humanitarian mission to the Ban Pak Audomsung Learning Centre to give English lessons to Karen children living in Thailand. In this testimony, Ilona tells us how her first week a…

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Géraldine: “I loved working with the children, it was magical and it brought me a lot more than I had hoped to imagine.”

My name is Geraldine, I am 18 years old and I volunteered for 4 months with the organization Honduras Child Alliance in Honduras.  Why did you choose HCA? I chose this organization for two reasons. First of all because she works a …

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Clémentine : “Mi familia es tu familia”

As a volunteer on the island of Ometepe, I stayed 1 month with the Hermanas de la Luna cooperative. My main role was to give English classes to children aged 8 to 12 and adults aged 13 and over. I lived with a family. Rosita and Mickael welcomed me …

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Alice: “EcoGreen is one big family. You can’t help but feel at the top!”

It was important for me to go abroad. The opening to others, to the world, the discovery of new cultures, new horizons totally different from ours feeds us and makes us grow. At the end of the first year of study at the 3A school, we have to do an in…

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Back to the Hero Race

The Hero Race is one of the largest multi-association fundraising events in France. It allows associations to mobilize and unite around their cause, but above all, to raise money to keep their projects alive. This year, the race took place …

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