Yearly Archives: 2017

Time to leave
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Time to leave

It has now been five months since I arrived in Peru. This experience has been wonderful! I was lucky enough to enter an organisation which does an amazing work, with a great team, and wonderful volunteers. From the first day on, I felt accepted by the team. They included me and the other EVS volunteers […]

What changes is what passes, a path, a journey
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What changes is what passes, a path, a journey

Whoever won the most in this experience was me. However, I think that in all the people I live with, I left some of myself and took some of them … I can say that I am more fulfilled, given the contact I had with various people, especially the contact I had with what there […]

Experiences that change you
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Experiences that change you

Those experiences that revolt you, make your beliefs collapse and open your mind, heart, doors. Only the idea gives you fear and excitement at the same time, and you know that it is one of just to try. As those worthy, it seems that time has flown but on the other hand I have the […]

Learn like and Egyptian: Luisa’s EVS in Egypt
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Learn like and Egyptian: Luisa’s EVS in Egypt

Everything started more or less one year ago, but the actual beginning was way before. I am an atypical EVS because I have lived in Egypt before I started my EVS journey, and this peculiarity is clear more than ever now that I am packing my stuff to leave, I have two years of Egypt […]

The competences I’ve acquired
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The competences I’ve acquired

When I look back at my first days and compare it to today, a lot has changed in these 3 months of living in this magic Ollantaytambo town, in Peru. Doing this appreciation on this Project, I recognize that I am a different person, for the better. Before, I had met in my life a […]

My EVS experience and the metamorphosis that occurred
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My EVS experience and the metamorphosis that occurred

Being in the middle of the duration of this experience, I feel that I am not exactly the same person who arrived here on 2nd of May. As I imagined, this experience that puts me outside my comfort zone it’s helping me grow, to become more aware of parts of me and to develop them. […]

Mi primer voluntariado Italia-EVS
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Mi primer voluntariado Italia-EVS

Ya llevo dos meses en Italia y todo va bien voy conociendo nuevas cosas, nuevos amigo y nuevas personas cada una con una Diferente forma de ser Aun recuerdo el día cuando me dieron la noticia del viaje a Italia, estuve lleno de alegría y felicidad por que Italia es el lugar de la pizza […]

Competences I’ve acquired during my EVS
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Competences I’ve acquired during my EVS

Communication The first competence that comes to my mind right away when I think about my first 3 months of staying in Mexico is the public speaking. As a volunteer in the Vive Mexico association I was invited to different conferences around the country where I organized workshops for Mexican young people that were going […]

Notice the beauty
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Notice the beauty

NOTICE THE BEAUTY The days pass fast one after another with energy and intensity and we are already halfway through the program. The project Global Recognition means to recognize non-formal education, volunteering and the skills acquired during the service period. During the training before leaving, we analyzed features, limits, and goals in the areas of […]

EVS in Italy at Ostello dei Balocchi
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EVS in Italy at Ostello dei Balocchi

Once you start thinking about the possibility of participating in an EVS project the questions start piling up: What should an EVS experience look like, What should I expect, Which project should I choose? Well, I think that the starting point for any potential EVS participant should be a seemingly clishe’, yet very true advice: […]