"We are an organization in Nicaragua (Jinotega) that is growing. Our mission is to teach young people the English language. We look forward to becoming more involved with you organization . Please send us details on how to accomplish that.…"
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"Kaitrin, I think it could be any or all of the things you said about cultural differences, miscommunication or a rift! A few people who commented seemed to think there were other ways to get English speaking volunteers involved, using less resources…"
"I read the article you included about English-speaking volunteers in Sweden and the mixed response it is getting is quite interesting. I wonder if it is due to cultural differences, miscommunication, or a true rift between the two sides.…"
"Andy, I agree with what you say about the gross mismanagement by some organisations but also that good work is being done on the ground as well. I would be interested to hear the opinions of the members from Haiti on the article too. "
"Catherine, you are right about organizations that charge lots of money for volunteer opportunities. In Haiti specifically there has been much mismanagement on the part of a number of NGOs and volunteer organizations. That doesn't mean, however,…"
"That's an interesting question! I looked at the article you posted - it is really sad when volunteering efforts are not effective, or even cause damage.
International volunteering must be arranged properly to be effective. I have seen that…"
We are an organization in Nicaragua (Jinotega) that is growing. Our mission is to teach young people the English language. We look forward to becoming more involved with you organization . Please send us details on how to accomplish that. We are always open to any ideas or suggestions offered.
The opening plenary for the Points of Light Conference. Guests speakers will be:
J.R. Martinez: Author "Full of Heart: My Story of Survival, Strength and Spirit"
Bill O'Reilly: TV host Fox News: The O'Reilly Factor