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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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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Sandrine: “Here I am in Vietnam and I would like to share my experience with you”

Hello everyone! I have been in Vietnam for three weeks and I would like to share my experiences with you all! I live in Pavi, a village located in the city of Meo Vac. Meo Vac is a small town in the Ha Giang province of northern Vietnam. This is the p…

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Estelle: “I will always have a wonderful memory of it and I already miss Minmahaw”

Hello everyone. My name is Estelle, I’m 23 years old, and I went to Mae Sot in Thailand for 3 months as a part of my internship after completing my degree. I was the first AIME volunteer to go on a mission to the Minmahaw School, a school for Burmes…

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Martha: “Persevere in life! All things come to he who knows how to wait. “

Well, now it’s my turn to write a testimony, wow how time flies, I still remember reading testimonies from former volunteers… I wanted to wait to write this testimony and then I told myself that I want to write this testimony wit…

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Benedetta: “After three months of missions, my emotions and feelings were indescribable, I learned a lot of things, especially on a human level”

The idea of doing a humanitarian experience had been on my mind for a while. Now it’s done! I am writing this report a week after my departure, at this moment the memories seem clearer than ever. I was living in Thiès, the second largest c…

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Arthur: “In my opinion, it was a wonderful experience, a return to simplicity.”

The mission’s focus was to set up a communal farm which would allow a means for a permanent income for the village and additional funds to start new projects. We also were tasked to take care of the children and carry out the front and fin…

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