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As we approached the half way mark this week, I took the time to reflect on my journey so far with regards to my own personal experiences and also the work we have all been doing as Team Catacamas....
Progressio, 26 February 2015
I arrived well in Nairobi, Kenya, on Sunday 8 February together with other in-country ICS volunteers from Botswana, Zambia, Togo, Burkina Faso, Zimbabwe, Nigeria, Ghana, South Africa, Tanzania,...
Progressio, 26 February 2015
Giulia’s diary, 14 January 2015 Where to begin? Basically I have just realised how much of a challenge this will be. So today we arrived in Santa Marta and I am currently in what’s going to be mine...
Progressio, 26 February 2015
Since the off, 14 February has been a date pencilled into our diary. For Salomon, the leader of the national volunteers, had invited us to join the celebrations within 10 minutes of our first bus...
Progressio, 25 February 2015
During week four we planned to visit secondary schools to carry out several awareness campaigns. We decided to base them on the theme of Valentine’s Day. The idea was that we could talk about peer...
Progressio, 25 February 2015
When l look back, it’s difficult to believe that we are almost at our mid-term mark. Time has gone by so fast and it only feels like yesterday that we began our volunteer journey. There is nothing...
Progressio, 25 February 2015
Saturday 17 January, 2.00pm: After months of anticipation, excitement and intrigue, I arrived in Zimbabwe with nine other ICS volunteers from the UK. We were greeted at Harare airport by our team...
Progressio, 24 February 2015
On 14 January the President of Malawi, Prof. Arthur Peter Munthalika, declared that 15 out of the country’s 28 Districts were registered disaster zones, due to extreme weather conditions causing...
Progressio, 24 February 2015
Rόisín’s Diary, Monday 19 January Just settled into bed after a very long but amazing day. Today was our first day of physical work! Feels so good to have made a start. We went up to the site which...
Progressio, 24 February 2015
Something we are all strangely resigned to, living in Honduras, is early mornings. We leave the house at 8am so waking up at 6.30am is the norm (although some of us have taken longer to give in to...
Progressio, 23 February 2015