Marian White Public Engagement Officer, www.cusointernational.orgCategory: Non-Profit
Mar 02 2012
Feb 06 2012
Maggie recounts that volunteering overseas were the best years of her life!
Jan 16 2012
Message to retired teachers is 'if you love teaching then go where you are needed'
Dec 31 2011
Mary met her husband Chris at Orientation in 1967 - they married a year later. and after 2 years they traveled around the world for their honeymoon. She recalls how Canadians were 'different' and looked up to for not being colonialist.
Dec 26 2011
Jerry thanks CUSO for the opportunity to be introduced to international development from 69-73
Dec 23 2011
Canadians not seen as colonialists which was an advantage. With retirement approaching Bill is seriously looking at Cuso for a volunteer placement.
Dec 18 2011
The impact of volunteers on development is difficult to quantify. Volunteers changed the attitudes of Canadians towards the developing world starting with the War in Biafra in 1967.
Dec 13 2011
Volunteering with CUSO was instrumental in my career - I've spent most of my career going back overseas.
Dec 10 2011
He left fishing gear in the chilly waters of the North Atlantic to teach fisheries in the South Pacific. Wayne quickly learned the language, developed good rapport with elders, lived on coconut and the gorgeous shiny long tailed snappers.
Dec 07 2011
It was the best experience of my life and I truly wanted to stay. Hear how 20 years later Janet returned to PNG with her family and was welcomed with open arms and plenty of tears.
After graduating from the University of Prince Edward Island I volunteered with CUSO in Nigeria. In the 80s I worked with Oxfam Canada in Halifax as a development educator working across the Maritime region. In 1994 I began to work with CUSO in the Atlantic region and enjoy my current work with Cuso International.Click here to see the full author's profile
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