We, at VFV, have always been so thankful to have dedicated and passionate volunteers who would always lend us a helping hand and support us with our advocacies. Sir David Worth, a happily-retired Civil Engineer from the UK, makes a perfect example of a volunteer of that sort. In the written interview below, he is
You’ve booked your placement and flights. You’ve had your vaccinations – now for the packing! What should you bring? How should you use your precious baggage allowance? I asked present volunteers ‘What could you not do without during your stay?’ to let future volunteers know… what top ten things to bring to Tacloban!
What does it take to teach troubled boys? What type of person do you need to be? I returned to the Regional Rehabilitation Center for Youth to see how VFV volunteer Mab is helping young residents there have a brighter future. Resourceful Sadly most resources at the center were lost or badly damaged by Typhoon
This is not the first time that Isabelle and Philippe have volunteered with VFV to teach in rural schools. I wanted to find out what motivated them to volunteer, what volunteering with VFV is like and why they returned… Q: Philippe, when and why did you and Isabelle first volunteer with VFV? A: My wife