I decided that I would think about this tomorrow, if it happens

Nadya Grinkevich from Russia Sending organization: World4U Hosting organization: SIW International Volunteer Projects What surprised you the most during your workcamp? I’m really surprised that I was so close with other volunteers although we had come from different countries with different backgrounds. We worked, rested, cooked and played all together. We were as a big…

I’ve taken lots of good moments of joy with me

Grigori from Germany Hosting Organisation: Jeunesse et Reconstruction, France 2017 Sending Organisation: IJGD Germany   What surprised you the most during your workcamp? Altogether, our group consisted mainly of nice people from different countries, who made a significant contribution to the cultural development through their volunteer work and leisure activities! Helpfulness and sociability were very…

Memories to be proud of

Chrisostome from France Country of my workcamp: Greece My sending organization: Concordia Hosting organization: ELIX 1. What surprised you the most during your workcamp? FR: J’ai été surpris de l’ouverture d’esprit et de l’enthousiasme  des enfants que l’on encadrait. Toujours souriants, toujours heureux, dès le matin il respirairent une joie de vivre qu’ils nous transmettaient au…

I have found my element

Ismail from Belgium The country of my workcamp: France 1. What surprised you the most during your workcamp? That was more beautiful than what I expected. I thought it would be okay but it was much more than that. That what surprised me the most, it was unforgettable. 2. What was the biggest fear you…

Go and live this experience!

Flavia from Romania (living in Italy) Country of my workcamp: Germany My sending organisation: IJGD 1. What surprised you the most during your workcamp? IT: Ho preso parte al campo /scambio interculturale “Meglio Insieme” per minorenni l’estate passata (20116) in Germania; ero una dei group leader che facilitava un gruppo di 23 ragazzi/e minorenni provenienti…

This experience was one of the most interesting I have lived

Yanis from Saint Denis, France Country of my workcamp: Greece My sending organization: Concordia 1. What surprised you the most during your workcamp? FR: Au contact des personnes qui souffrent d’un handicap mental je me suis rendu compte qu’ils sont tout de même très autonomes et que, mis à part certains cas, les différences avec les…

Amazing things can happen

Charles from France Country of my workcamp: Greece My sending organization: Concordia Hosting organization: ELIX 1. What surprised you the most during your workcamp? FR: La relation entre les volontaires était exceptionnelle. EN: The link between volunteers was extraordinary 2. What was the biggest fear you had before the project and how did you managed to…

I learned to listen before talking, to be empathetic.

Yassine from Brussels, Belgium Country of my workcamp: Turkey 1.What did you learn or what did you bring back with you? The generosity of the Turkish people in general, their hospitality. Especially in the countryside because in the big cities, their are too many tourists and people are attracted by profit. Also what surprised me is…

Big, beautiful and sweet relationships

Albert from Barcelona Country of my workcamp: Belgium. My sending organization: COCAT hosting organization: JAVVA 1. What surprised you the most during your workcamp? The big, beautiful and sweet relationships between everyone of the group of volunteers. The leaders of this group told us that wasn’t normal with others groups of volunteers these kind of relationships that have been…

Family Atmosphere far away from home

Volunteer from SLOVAKIA Country of my workcamp: SWITZERLAND My sending organization: INEX SLOVAKIA Hosting organization: WORKCAMP SWITZERLAND 1.What did you learn or what did you bring back with you? Living in a group, team work, language, new friends, new knowledges 2. What was the biggest fear you had before the project and how did you manage to…