“Tervetuloa” to new finish volunteer.

IMG_1199Name: Susanne Hyvärinen
Age: 28
Profession: artesian of silvesmithing  jewelry.
What do you love most in your life?
I love my family, friends, art (painting, sculpting, crafting, silky painting etc) and volunteering in Youth against drugs rally. I am interested in philosophy  and psychics. I love nature
Why EVS?
I wanted to do something usefull and give something to people in order to help them. I also love travelling and seeing new cultures.
What I can share with other people I can talk in schools?
I could have an interactive ”presentation” about drugs. I fo that in Finland as a volunteer as a former user. So I would tell about drugs, my experience and where to get help if needed.

Sisterhood Act, 1sister+1sister=2EVS @CAT

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Name : Mariana Godinho Coelho Guilherme 

Age: 21

Studied field: Business Administration

What Do You Like Most In Your Life: The things I like the most are mostly the little pleasures of life such as travelling and knowing new people, new places, living new experiences and most important being with the ones I love, like my friends and family. Moreover, I love my hobbies which are horse riding and singing in a chorus. I adore the arts and culture because it balances my life and makes my vision of the world much wider, making me a more tolerant and open-minded person.

Why Did You Choose EVS: I chose EVS because of the theme of the project and it’s an opportunity to be in contact with different people, from different backgrounds and, in general, to face a different reality. 

What Are Your Expectations: I hope to find here the full experience of embracing different cultures and at the same time to promote my culture as a part of my identity and way of living.

What can you share with other people, what can you speak about at schools? : I can share my life experience, about all the activities that I’ve done and that enriched me at many levels. So, I could talk mainly about my culture and the places that I’ve been to and try to motivate and inspire people to look for similar experiences.

New bird in the block Margarida Guilherme

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Name : Margarida Guilherme
Age : 18
Studies Field : University
What Do You Like Most In Your Life? : My family and my opportunities in life
Why Did You Choose EVS? : I was meant to take a gap year after my studies just before I went to University, however life took another turn around of events and I was accepted for the short term Project at EVS rather than a gap year.
What Are Your Expectations? : I expect to acquire a lot of soft skills and new values not just for my professional life but my personal profile
What can you share with other people, what can you speak about at schools…? (interests, hobbies, your culture, environment, sport etc) one of my favourite hobbies is to read, and i think that nowadays this hobby is each time fewer practise by the young people. Furthermore one of my passions is acrobatic gymnastics and I would like to share the beauty in it.

Martinho, 23 years old from Portugal.

Name : martinho von Amann de Campos Pereira Coutinho

Age: 23 (1993)

Studied field: degree in Business Communication

What Do You Like Most In Your Life: my family, my friends and my country.

Why Did You Choose EVS: because I was looking for a new adventure, stay out of my comfortable zone.

What Are Your Expectations: growing up, meeting new people and new types of thinking. Meet new places and find another motivation for my life!

What can you share with other people, what can you speak about at schools? History of Europe. Books. Wild life. Photography. Tennis.

Hello Richard, welcome at Leszno.

Name : RICHARD Clément

Age : 23 

Studied field: Baker, Makeup artist and Physics.

What Do You Like Most In Your Life: I really like create videos on YouTube since 5 years on YouTube, It’s so cool to share my passion  !(legend, mythology..) For this, I need to write my text, recording with the camera, light… and edit my video, so much things to do and explore !

Why Did You Choose EVS: For change my mind and discover a new country, new people, think different ! 

What Are Your Expectations: I hope I will organise a workshop ! And take some pictures/videos for the other workshop and help the others 🙂 15874812_1622427238053456_5934911027201602818_o

What can you share with other people, what can you speak about at schools? I can share my experience in different work, like baker in a really big firm or like an entrepreneur as a makeup artist. 

About schools, I would like to say : find your way and take your time, it’s really important.

“Bienvenue” to : Sarah from France.

FB_IMG_1493133664895Name : Sarah WEILL

Age: 19 

Studied field: This year, I just started fashion studies but I stopped because I hated that sector, and next year, I want to begin studies in communication and commercial.

What Do You Like Most In Your Life: to eat, sports (boxing, swimming, running, tennis), to talk with other people

Why Did You Choose EVS: because I wanted to discover others horizons, to learn more about myself and the others.

What Are Your Expectations: I want to discover others countries, cultures and to learn more about the others and myself. I want to get some skills.

What can you share with other people, what can you speak about at schools? I can talk about the French culture, about my hobbies etc.

Bonjour to Arthus! New volunteer with friends in common @CAT.

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Name : Arthus

Age: 21 years old.

Studied field: Sportive animator.

What Do You Like Most In Your Life: The thing i like the most is my friends.

Why Did You Choose EVS: I choose EVS because my friend Nicolas #Nicolas Carta @ EVS Leszno = WELOME. told me it was great. (Nico has done short term volunteering in Leszno two month prior.) I also did two exchanges before so I wanted to move away for a longer period.

What Are Your Expectations :I expect to meet new people improve my english and discover new things. I can share my knowledge in sports and in general.

What can you share with other people, what can you speak about at schools? In schools i can talk about french things like cinema, music ( rap ), food, activities and so on, in all my passions.

An Artist from Russia with us.

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Name: Olga Belaya

Age: 28

Studied field: history

What Do You Like Most In Your Life: my friends

Why Did You Choose EVS: EVS gives you a lot of new unforgettable experience! For me it’s a great opportunity to share my knowledges and my artistic skills with other people and to learn something from them.

What Are Your Expectations: I expect to practice making good and fast presentations about my country and organizing different activities, make new friends and improve my Polish.

What can you share with other people, what can you speak about at schools? I attended classes of traditional Russian wood painting, I can tell about different kinds of Russian traditional art and traditional ornaments, make some workshop about it. I can tell a lot about Moscow, my home city, and about other cities in my country, as I’ve seen a lot of interesting places in Russia. I’ll be happy to teach some Russian and explain why it is important to learn such a language. I learned Polish not long ago and I think when comparing Polish language with Russian we can come up with a lot of interesting things to say. I can also speak about Russian culture,  traditions and so on.

Welcome to Guram @ Cat

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Name : Guram Chilachava

Age: 21 

Studied field: Sciences and Arts

What Do You Like Most In Your Life:
– I go camping a lot with my friends.

Why Did You Choose EVS:
-To be outside in unknown, to get known to cultures and to see how other people from other countries  live.

-What Are Your Expectations: I expect that I will have a great time while  gaining  unforgettable experience.
What can you share with other people, what can you speak about at schools? 

– I can share my knowledge about: music, fashion, popular celebrations, psychology, songwriting, gaming, martial arts, history, mythology.

JEREMY from France

Name :    FUGIER JEREMY

Age:   25 YEARS OLD

jeremyStudied field: Animation

What Do You Like Most In Your Life: MY DOG

Why Did You Choose EVS: Discover different cultures.

What Are Your Expectations: Improve my English and know people of the world.

What can you share with other people, what can you speak about at schools? : As an animator I can entertain and share my knowledge with others specially those who study Tourism/ Hotel Management etc. I play tennis for 6 years so I have a good grip of this sport and looking forward to pass on my knowledge to others. 

Warm welcome to Georgia

Name : Natia Avdievi

Age: 24natia

Studied field: English Linguistic. Translation and intercultural relations ( Master )

What Do You Like Most In Your Life: Art and traveling 

Why Did You Choose EVS:  I’ve experienced Erasmus + short-term training courses, for now I want to experience something a little bit different from training course, more working with myself and have more time for being involved in activites, intercultural relations and working with foreigner participants and students. 

What Are Your Expectations: I would like to take useful experience and explore myself. 

What can you share with other people, what can you speak about at schools?  Literature, Georgian culture , Georgian traditions,  Georgian food, Georgian  nature.