David “the David Inside” Worth: A Written Interview

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

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Top ten things to bring to Tacloban! A packing list for volunteers.

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!    

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Want to volunteer at a boys rehab center? 4 things you need to be to succeed.

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

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Spotlight on VFV Volunteers Isabelle and Philippe – why they came back for more!

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