I would just like to point out that this society has become so wrapped up in it’s own delusions that people have completely forgotten the goal of what they set out to do and have started just shooting into the empty field in the hope that they will hit the target that they don’t realize is behind them because they suffer from tunnel vision and poor focus. 163 more words
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The first meeting of Eco-volunteers (those who took the Volunteer Training Program, or VTP), was held at ThoughtWorks, Koramangala, Bangalore, on 120414.
It was as if Ganesha, the Elephant God, had waited in the foyer with a gesture of benison! 573 more words
Everyone finds a different path to that eventual point when they make a decision to become a counsellor. The most common reasons seem to stem from personal experiences, whereby someone has either themselves overcome difficulties in their life and are fuelled to help others, or they have seen close friends or family members go through troubles and through helping them they have reasoned that they could well help somebody else. 1,143 more words
Madrid, summer of 2013.
A group of nine young students and four instructors took a plane on our way to Buenos Aires, Argentina. After 12 hours flying and other 12 on the road, we arrived to the village that was going to be our home during the following month. 230 more words
Sara Pennant is a student in Edinburgh University who went to volunteer in Zambia two years ago. She and her fellow students had been raising money for a school in Zambia for weeks prior before they went, and once out there, they worked hard volunteering to make the school a better place for the children to attend. 449 more words