Volunteer Stories

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Tessa Tessa van den Nouwland
  "Je zal er geen spijt van krijgen. Het is lastig te beschrijven hoe geweldig de tijd is geweest."
   
Anuradha Michael Breen
  "Every day has been a rich experience of living and learning about Isan life."
   
Anuradha Anuradha Badeloe
  "During my time at the schools I realized that volunteering meant more to me than to teach English to the kids."
   
Harro Harro Yestra and Iris Meijers
Iris "It was a dream home far away from home."
   
Femke Femke Dudink
  "It was hard to say goodbye. I definitely want to go back to Isan Survivor, because I really had the time of my life."
   
Dylan Dylan Massey
  "If you are thinking about volunteering I am sure you will have a wonderful experience and will be looked after very well just like I was."
   
Margot Marja and Margot
Marja "We look back at a unforgettable time and shared a lot of happiness together with all our new friends."
   
Laura Laura Sleven
  "While bicycling you get a lot attention what makes the people wave at you with a big smile, I'm gonna miss that!"
   
Gabriele Gabriele Buracchi
  "Mi auguro che leggendo queste righe qualche altro italiano si decida a fare questa esperienza, il viaggio piu’ bello che io abbia mai fatto."
   
Alanna Alanna O'Gara
  "Though a short time in the scope of my nine month trip, these memories standout as highlights of my time in Asia..."
   
David David Probert
  "Almost everyone made an impression on me and the hospitality shown by Jack and his family was beyond expectations..."
   
Jackie Jeannine Grasmeijer
  "My time at Isan Survivor is one of the most special times of my life. "
   
Barbara Barbara Spreng
  "Thailand is truly amazing. Friendly people, stunning scenery, gorgeous food, people who are genuinely happy to have you as a volunteer"
   
Meggie Meggie Saleh
  "I came here with a lot of enthusiasm, and I left the place with a family and unforgettable memories."
   
Philip Philip Lee
  "..Jack’s mum, one of the most gracious lady I have met in my life. Courteous, friendly and she single-handedly took care of our daily needs, such as breakfast, laundry and keeping the premises clean and tidy."
   
Lisa Lisa Hoffmann
  "The energy there was nothing short of pure optimism. At that moment I knew I had found that ever elusive “something” that I had been searching for."
   
Jennifer Jennifer Kettles
  "...I learned not only a lot about my students and the Isan culture, but also a lot about myself."
   
Diana Diana van der Tuuk
  "Nothing and nobody could have prepared me for what I experienced and the feeling that I had when I left."
   
Jeroen Jeroen Fierens
  "....I let many tears when it was time to leave Phonphisai."
   
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