Jasmen: Philippines 2018

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Jasmen, photo taken in 2010 Jasmine was featured in 2013 and her story is worth re-telling. Jasmen is the third of nine children and her journey with the Banilad Centre for Professional Develpment (BCPD) began when a former student went … Continued

Diana: Nicaragua 2017

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Diana Gutiérrez comes from a small town in Nicaragua located in Masaya. Masaya is well-known for its clay art which resembles the pre-Columbian style. Diana’s dream has always been to pursue pastry cooking, however in 2011 when Diana was 19 … Continued

DREAM academic coaching, 2018

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Volunteer university students; Agnes, Daniella and Susan give their time to coaching school students at Auburn Girls High School. Academic coaching is provided on a weekly basis in mathematics, science and English. Many of the students originate from Afghanistan. Be … Continued

Reledev; a short overview

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  Reledev currently has six overseas projects (three of which are funded by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) through the Australian NGO Cooperation Program). Reledev has also facilitated short term (2-3 weeks) service projects since 1994, enabling … Continued

Angelica: Peru 2014

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Angelica Suárez was born in Santa Barbara, in the St. Louis District in Cañete, which has a population of 11,940 inhabitants. 4 years ago Angelica’s father passed away. She had recently finished school and realized that in order to become … Continued

Celia and Marcelo: Paraguay 2014

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Celia and Marcelo live in Barrio San Antonio, Asunción, Paraguay. They have 3 children. Celia worked as a casual household helper and her husband was employed at a motorcycle repair shop. They found it hard to make ends meet. Celia … Continued