Planting 10,000 Mangroves in Mangkang

“From February 26th to March 8th, I participated the Mangkang Camp in Semarang, Indonesia.. It was one of the biggest events of my 21 years! That is because it was the first time that I went overseas alone, volunteered in another country, touched mangroves, and also visited Indonesia, a different culture from Japan’s. Before participating…

Volunteering in Bhaktapur, Nepal

What it’s like to be a SCI volunteer in Bhaktapur, Nepal… “First of all lets me say that I had a wonderful time working as a volunteer in Nepal. The local SCI members, and the Nepalese people for that matter, are some of the friendliest people you’ll have the pleasure to meet. Kind, helpful and…

Volunteer: Victoria Marinova

“The Social Media and ICT ┬átraining was a unique chance to meet with activists and volunteers from our Asian branches, we need more chances for cross continental cooperation, because somewhere in the middle the magic happens and we all make a bigger difference together.” Volunteer from CVS Bulgaria

A voice from Kurdistan

From December 16th to 26th a workcamp organized by SCI Italy, in collaboration with “Genclik ve degisim, Youth and Change Association”, was held in the refugee camp of Diyarbakir, Turkish Kurdistan. Within the area, run by the Kurdish municipalities, there are about 4,000 refugees, 1,500 of whom are children. Most part of them are Yazidi,…

Humanitarian Charlie

I love asking young people what they want to be when they grow up because I’m still looking for ideas… However, when the opportunity to rebuild a school in Nepal caught my eye I told myself ‘I’ve found my calling’. Charlie 31 lives in London and works in a school which helps young people to…

Volunteer’s diary in Blue Rose school

Dear whoever it’s you, Surrounded by monkeys, dogs, birds all kind of bugs & the most beautiful nature I’ve spent one of the most unforgettable weeks of my life. I can’t say (well write up) much because words could never help me experience the feelings I have inside one look, one song, one smile ……

With love from Sri Lanka

Dear SCI, Wow! It has been two amazing months here and I have been surrounded by so sweet and open hearted people, who have made my daily life so fantastic. Right from the beginning you took so good care of us and SCI became really quickly like a nice and joyful home. I have experienced…