>>Dive: in love with these two stunning Volunteers>>

Long-term Volunteering can be challenging sometimes but is nothing too difficult for our new two candidates Aleksandra from Serbia and Belen from Spain. 

The girls freshly arrived 1/11/2018 to 04/09/2019 to dedicate their talents and efforts into the out non-formal way of education, to support our ongoing efforts of equality and freedom and creative learning but also to teach us all there is to know about their own lifestyles back at home and worldly experience, since both have done few exchanges of their own previously . 

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Project: Positive Vibes welcomes x10 new souls in Leszno.

Anna RU , Antoine FR, Maja AT, Dimitris GR, Maria ES, Oleh UA, Michelle DE, Bohdan UA, Nadia FR, Sara MK.

A combined effort of footballers & freezbee players, 3d artists, singers, nursery teachers, flamenco dancers among others. Don’t miss out on meeting them 1/11/2018-31/12/2018  .

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Selamat datang, Uli!

Name: Dwi Yuliyanti Barokah

Age: 21

Studied field: Financial Management

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What Do You Like Most In Your Life: Journey may bring me to the other side, and write it!

Why Did You Choose EVS: I get this information from Dejavato Foundation as my sender organization. The first reason, Europe is the first ocean that I wanna go. I wanna know about the culture, mind set, artistic building, character and any more. I think, it will be different, interesting, and open minded.

What Would you like to share with others in schools/ workshops etc? Actually, there’re many difference culture in Poland and Indonesia. I will share about Indonesian character, the beautiful tourism place in Indonesia, the culture as following the language, dance, song, national costume, and anymore. I wanna share the same and difference something from Indonesia and Poland.

What Are you passionate about? I’m passionate in writing and volunteering. When I was in Indonesia, I active to join several organization, social action and volunteering. But, this’s my first time doing the international event. So, It will be challenging experience. And I like writing, like short story, biograph or novel.

We have a thai singer in town! Welcome, Nicha.

Name: Nicha Khoruamkid

Age: 20

Studied field: Faculty of Journalism and mass communication, Advertising major 

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Why Did You Choose EVS: EVS is the organization which help develop the ability of the young people which what I am looking for. Not only I will encourage the student to learn but I also learn and growing up with them. 

What Would you like to share with others in schools/ workshops etc?  I want to share thai culture ,discuss and exchange views between the countries. 

What Are you passionate about? I’m passionate about opening up for new experiences in life

Ploy, directly from Thailand!

1539098631887Name: Thanaporn Laithaisong (Ploy)

Age: 24

Studied field: Education majoring in English

What Do You Like Most In Your Life: Try many kind of food.

Why Did You Choose EVS: This program gave me the opportunity to work with people from different background and that wider my perspective about living life.

What Would you like to share with others in schools/ workshops etc? I love to share Thai cultures and Thai food. I believe that people who share food is the best people!

What Are you passionate about? Did I mention food?

Five days, five discoveries…

It is only our fifth day in the city and we have already discovered how special this place is going to be for us. These are some of the things we have learned this week:

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  1. All roads lead to Rynek.
  2. There are more kebabs than people. (Ok, that is not true, but the proportion of kebabs per km2 is remarkable).
  3. The umbrellas on Bracka Street are not for the sun. They are for rain, at least from now on, because “winter is always coming”.
  4. Offices are not always boring places and Polish radio is not bad at all, specially if Tetyana does the chorus.
  5. You start to feel that Leszno is you new home and you do not know what adventures await but you want them to happen.

 

Polonya’ya hoşgeldiniz – Welcome to Poland

Name : YAREN VAROL

34796226_10213602496234579_8550683671860871168_nAge: 20

Studied field: POLITICAL SCIENCE AND PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION

What Do You Like Most In Your Life: I like learn the most different culturesand discover new languages in this world and I love to spend time with kids andto visit the european countries.

Why Did You Choose EVS:I am particularly interested in Evs projects because I want to build my globalqualifications and learn more about intercultural learningin local schools.I think this opportunity  will  make a  big difference for myprofessional  and my personal  development.

I know I can learn a lot from EVS projects in the pedagogical area.I want todevelop new  projects in this regard.I am volunteering for children and youngpeople in this project. I feel very ready for this project.

What Would you like to share with others in schools/ workshops etc? I plan activities with children and young people already. Kids crafts & hands on activities can be very nice !I can teach a lot of high school and primary school students.I  think that I can be very  helpful  in post-school  activities  for students  with  cultural  accumulation  and communication  skills, and

I  love  children  very   much  and   spend  my  free  time  with my cousins. These  features  will  facilitate me  in  public  spaces  and  volunteer  activities in  schools. I am very eager to learn about intercultural learning and buildingglobal competencies at local schools and I deal with children and young peoplevery well.

What Are you passionate about? I am passionate about psychology andphilosophy.I am particularly interested in body language and communicationabout children.I want to develop my psychology knowledge by visiting theworld and meeting people from different cultures.

Bienvenida Carmen

10175988_10203732238895599_6902978826942621481_nName: Carmen Rocío Gómez Barranco.

Age: 23.

Studied field: Political Sciences.

What Do You Like Most In Your Life: The thing I like the most in my life is spending time with all my family in the beaches of my city, Huelva. I have a really big family to spend time with and also beautiful coastline and that makes me feel lucky.

Why Did You Choose EVS: I have been living in Madrid for five years and after that, I felt like I wanted to live in a small city for a while and feel part of it participating and helping the community to be a little better every day.

What Would you like to share with others in schools/ workshops etc? I would love to share my passion for dance (ballet, flamenco, contemporary…) and my positivism. I believe in the great potential of dance to unite people from different cultures. In addition, the values of this art, such as responsibility, effort, collaboration or commitment are very important values in our everyday life.

What Are you passionate about? Ballet is my principal passion, although I also love to eat “tortilla de patatas”, singing flamenco and playing the guitar.

 

WELCOME TO FATIMA-ZAHRAE!

WhatsApp Image 2018-08-11 at 23.42.08Name: Fatima-Zahrae Yahyaoui
Age: 20
Studied field: I studied the business precisely the sale, I did several internships in
different jobs for example: in a pharmacy, in the kitchen, in services, on a market, in hairdressing, in bakery pastry… What I love most about my life is my family

Why did you choose EVS?

I chose EVS because it is an experience that remains professional and also to give smile to the children, to feel helpful to know a new culture, meet people who do not speak as we adapt to a country that is not ours . . .

What would you like to share with children?

What I want to share with others is to teach them also another culture, brings them new things that they do not know like language, the way to live, new activities that are not known in Poland…

What are your passions?

My passions are: to share time with my family, to help others, to watch the soccer and practice it too, the dance and I love to travel to see new things, know other things and learn the different language

Name :
IMG_20180704_182808My name is Pauline Meunier
Age:
I’m 23 years old
Studied field:
I’m studying Mathématics (for 3 years and for 2 more years to become a maths teacher)
What do you like more in your life?
I like a lot of things. Like volunteering for festivals or auditorium. But also playing sports (bike, hike, rollers, archery, dance…). I am very curious, so I like trying everything!
Why did you choose evs ?
I choose EVS because a friend of mine told me about it and told me that it will be a great experience and I will love it! So, I directly thought I will like to be part of a project like this!
What would you like to share with others?
I would like to share with others their way of life, which differs from mine. And I would like to share recipes because I like cooking and learning some new types of food!
What are you passionate about?
I’m passionate about travelling, to discover a new country. The best is to travel by bike, which gives time to see others ways to live.
I’m also passionate about nature, I love to gaze at plants growing, and take care of them!