Volunteer Blog - Progressio ICS volunteers share news, views and experiences

Since we started working in Masaya the one thing we've been talking about all the time is communication. We are constantly learning to communicate better with the other volunteers, our Nicaraguan...
Progressio, 19 August 2014
We've been teaching English classes to the kids in El Pochote and Monimbo for over a month now and it's really amazing to see how much they are improving. There are seven classes over the two schools...
Progressio, 19 August 2014
Another week has nearly passed, with the British volunteers in Gracias still involved in their community work. The outer, rural communities surrounding the town of Gracias are somewhat isolated from...
Progressio, 19 August 2014
On the 22nd of July the UK hosted the very first Girls Summit in Partnership with UNICEF. 'A future free from Female Genital Mutilation and Child/Forced Marriage' is what acted as the basis of the...
Progressio, 19 August 2014
Moni! (Hi!) Team Ngwazi have been living in Malawi for 2 weeks now. We have had many great experiences and have loved familiarising ourselves with Malawian culture and its people. Malawi has proven...
Progressio, 19 August 2014
Progressio International Citizen Service (ICS) volunteers have been involved in encouraging participation in youths’ entrepreneurial activities within the Ungweru catchment area. This has been one...
Progressio, 19 August 2014
When was the last time you found yourself out of your comfort zone? When did you last push yourself and end up having one of the best experiences of your life? This is what happened to Luis Hernandez...
Progressio, 18 August 2014
Partnered with the Diocese of Mutare Care Cordination Programme (DOMCCP) from July-September 2014, Progressio volunteers have been thoroughly getting involved with communities and fast becoming...
Progressio, 13 August 2014
After twenty-two hours’ worth of travelling in taxis, coaches and planes before finally touching down in Harare, anything goes. That sentiment hasn’t worn off even – or, especially – after three...
Progressio, 13 August 2014
Analysing the group’s dynamics, I feel that I can safely say every team member has adapted as a member of the Nuevo Gualcho community. To reach this conclusive state of mind, the journey has included...
Progressio, 13 August 2014