Ryder-Cheshire Australia values the work of our all overseas volunteers and we look forward to receiving their reports at the end of their assignments. With his permission, we would like to share some reflections from a recent report by Timothy Burns. Continue reading Tim
When Klibur Domin was established in September 2000 a container, funded by a generous member of the Lions Club of Nunawading, was sent across full of building materials for a Rotary team to effect repairs to the buildings; and furniture and equipment for the first contingent of volunteers set up the new home. Continue reading Container Gets a Facelift
We gathered ourselves and then headed to Tibar. The weather was hot and sunny and most welcome after the cold climate of Ballarat, Victoria. Continue reading DIANNE
After a delayed commencement day of one day (due to personal circumstances), I commenced work on the 26/5/14.
My main trepidation in going to KD was my lack of language skills, even though a former volunteer, Fran, did her best to teach me. At the end of the day, I knew some very basic words e.g. greetings and numbers. Continue reading Ondria
I consider myself blessed to have had the amazing opportunity to spend the year of 2013 volunteering at Klibur Domin in Timor-Leste. I had some incredible experiences, made many new friends, and was inspired by Klibur Domin’s work to improve healthcare for rural communities. Continue reading Siobhan