8 tips to become a very special volunteer

So you want to become a volunteer ? It is easy, just make sure you respect those golden rules: don’t conduct any research on the NGO you want to work with. As long as it is oversea, no risk no fun! Why wasting time reading a bit about the place where you’re going? Use this precious time to shop instead. African and Asia are hot … Continue reading 8 tips to become a very special volunteer

“All we need for Christmas is a roof over our heads”

You can take the girl out the field. But I guess you can’t take the field out of the girl… Last week, I had the chance to visit Caritas CH programs in Bantayan Island.  This is my little tribute to Universal Children Day, the article I wrote for Everything Cebu. On November 8, 2013, the typhoon Yolanda disfigured most of the paradise island of Bantayan. … Continue reading “All we need for Christmas is a roof over our heads”

So long, my friend!

Today is the last day of my sabbatical. Today, if all had gone according to plan, I would have accepted another mission and would get ready for the field again. Would have sent the passports of the family to the HQ in Geneva and started feeling this so familiar mix of anticipation and excitement. I have always loved my job as a Communication Officer, and it always surprised me (I can say it now) … Continue reading So long, my friend!