Volunteering at Klibur Domin (2009)
My wife Sheridan and I were delighted to have the opportunity to go to Klibur Domin in East Timor during July-August 2009.
Sheridan was a trained nurse and I am a professional engineer. We thought that together we could assist with a wide variety of basic needs and also enjoy working and relating with the beautiful people there. Continue reading Will & Sheridan
Recently 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
To describe the people of Raphael, Ryder Cheshire International Centre, Dehradun, India, I have two words, pride and happiness. It has been a huge privilege to have had the opportunity to volunteer at Raphael.To fall into bed at night exhausted with this overwhelming feeling of contentment and fulfilment after a day’s work, is indescribable. Continue reading Johanne
I did a volunteer placement at Klibur Domin of one month’s duration in 2010. Although I went as an English teacher the role ended up being a little more elastic, encompassing giving English classes to many of the staff, to helping devise and implement activities for the children who are long term residents. Continue reading Cathrin
A 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