Raquel Jane Miller
Palo Alto, CA
Raquel volunteered through VLN for three months from February to May 2008. She stayed with a family in Pokhara and taught English in the community-supported school. She is a graduate of Teaching English as a Foreign Language from University of California.
Victoria, British Colombia
Anne Marie joined VLN in July 2008 and volunteered for five months in Chitwan. She worked in an organic farm and both learned and shared about organic farming, permaculture and sustainable agriculture. Her family owns an organic farm in British Columbia.
East Melbourne, Victoria
Ian volunteered for two months, from December 2008 to February 2009, in Chitwan. There he taught English in the local community school and also initiated a community library in the village.
Ann left her job as an administration assistant at a Pharmaceutical Manufacturing company to take on a new challenge by volunteering and traveling alone for the first time to Nepal for 3 months. She decided to volunteer in Nepal to experience cultural immersion and dedicate her time and skills to places where they were most at need. Ann has an interest within Art and Design and admires Andy Warhol’s works. Whenever required, she volunteers for a Arts organization in providing general administration support and invigilating art works shown at exhibitions. Her wishes are to pursue a career within the Arts & Design sector. In her free time, she enjoys playing the violin and is currently on Grade Five. To keep her body fit, she enjoys to run and get involved in organised running events in aid of charity. She also attends Martial Arts Classes in which she participated in the Dragon Dance for the Chinese New Year 2009 celebrations.
Merce joined VLN in April 2008 and volunteered for three months. With experience in Early Childhood Educaiton, she dedicated her efforts to an orphanage in Kathmandu.