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Nipun

Nipun HeadRecently I was lucky enough to receive the opportunity to volunteer at Klibur Domin. Though my time there was short, I thoroughly enjoyed the experience and would encourage any prospective volunteers to give it a go. The staff at Klibur Domin were very friendly and hospitable. They love having volunteers and I immediately felt like a welcome member of the team. Continue reading Nipun

The Water Tank Project

Andy head2A Ballarat Volunteer at Klibur Domin

I have been volunteering at the Ryder-Cheshire Home, Klibur Domin, in East Timor, for three months. I responded to an advertisement that the Ballarat Support Group had advertised in a Newsletter called United Way. After talking with their President, Leo Rennie, and meeting the members, I decided that this was the place for me to go to support the work undertaken by the KD community. I had been to East Timor previously assisting the work of the Ballarat Friends of Aniaro who are supporting the people of the Aniaro District. Continue reading The Water Tank Project

Josh

Josh headRaphael has a very clear sense of history. I felt it the first time my rickshaw drove through the arched gate, the first time I stepped into the volunteers’ mess hall and the first time I met the Ava Vihar children. I felt it the first time I flicked through the past volunteers’ notebook, right up until the day I left my own departing note, four months later. I’m incredibly proud that I’m now a very small part of its history as well. Continue reading Josh