Being a volunteer in Haiti one month after the devastating earthquake of 2010 was a life changing experience. Seeing how grateful Haitians were by people coming from afar to give their time, work and love was deeply moving. It was incredible to see hope rising in their eyes while receiving assistance. May this hope not fail, as Haiti receive a continuous and consistent assistance, able to reconstruct and sustainably develop the nation. Ser uma voluntária no Haiti um mês depois do devastador terremoto de 2010 foi uma experiência que impactou minha vida. Ver a gratidão dos haitianos ao ver pessoas vindas de longe para dar seu tempo, trabalho e amor, foi profundamente comovente. Foi incrível ver a esperança nascer em seus olhos ao receber assistência. Que essa esperança não falhe, mas que o Haiti receba uma assistência continua e consistente, capaz de reconstruir e desenvolver sustentavelmente a nação. My assignment as an UNV to Afghanistan was one of the most unique experiences of my life. Answering the needs of Natural Disaster induced IDPs and Natural Disaster affected people gave a greater meaning to this very challenging assignment. I won’t forget my Afghans colleagues, who showed me an unknown face of Afghanistan, reminding them gives me hope for a future with peace. Meu serviço como voluntária para as Nações Unidas no Afeganistão foi uma das experiências mais singulares da minha vida. Responder às necessidades de deslocados internos e populações afetadas por desastres naturais trouxe um sentido maior para uma tarefa muito desafiadora. Não esquecerei meus colegas afegãos que me mostraram uma face do Afeganistão que eu não conhecia, lembra-los me dá esperança de um futuro com paz.

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Sou aposentada como comissária de bordo onde pude aprender tecnica de primeiro socorro e sobrevivencia na selva,catastofres em geral. Sou Graduada em Psicologia pela PUC-RJ e Pós-graduada em Psicologia Clínica Hospitalar e da Saúde, pela CESANTA-RJ, onde já atuei como voluntária. Fiz trabalhos de pesquisas em comunidades no Rio de Janeiro. Trabalhei como psicologa na Santa Casa de Miséricordia e implantei um serviço de psicologia na Fundação Americo de Vivéiros na Comunidade do Morro do Turano, na Tijuca.

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In the reconstruction of devastating tsunami in Banda Aceh, Indonesia, We are some International United Nations Volunteer specialists played a very dynamic role. Due to our close monitoring of the child friendly schools and posyandu (health center) the quality of the construction work substantially improved maintaining international standard and as a out come UNICEF was able to hand over magnificent elementary schools and health centers (Structurally safe and sound with full WATSAN facilities) to the government of Indonesia. At the very initial stage the local contractors were not familiar with the international standard of construction codes, but due to our combined efforts (UNICEF+UNOPS) it was possible to promote local contractors from indigenous construction practices to the international standard construction practices. This success story still gives enormous inspiration to work again for the children and underprivileged community of the world.

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On the year of 2007, I was volunteering as a Environment educator. I educate School Awareness Campaign on Environment for secondary level student. I had great moments with the school children. I teach them impact of global warming, climate change and their impact on economic, tourism, and geographical, natural disaster. The main purpose of this volunteering was to bring consciousness to the youth and local people about climate change and Globalwarming. On 31st August 2007, our volunteer organization, Team for Nature and Wildlife (TNW Nepal) organized an awareness based talk program on Climate Change. The topic was " Climate Change: A burning Issue! In the Miss Teen contest 2007, one of the contestants had given a presentation on global warming which was live telecasted by National television channels.On the day of Dec 08, 2007 around the world 72 countries participated on the Global Climate Campaign to put pressure on the UN Climate Convention, Bali Indonesia. Our Volunteer team, Team for Nature and Wildlife Nepal (TNW Nepal) along with WWF, CEN, United Mission Nepal, Save Earth Nepal, Green Youth Network and other 12 organization collectively brought around 3,000 youths in the street to mark. this day. The main purpose of this rally was to bring consciousness to the youth and local people about climate change and their impact. 

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Trabelhei como Arquiteto e Urbanista para o Incra no estado da Bahia de 2001 a 2007 desnvolvendo a implantação das agrovilas e sua infra estrutura básica (SSAA, RDE e acesso) em Projetos de Assentamento. Era com imensa satisfação que via famílias inteiras que não possuiam nada poderem ter um pedaço de terra e uma moradia!

Atualmente, também como Arquiteto, urbanista e paisagista, começo a desenvolver trabalhos também para o Incra na Bahia, porém agora no Programa Terra Sol, que fomenta atividades não agrícolas. Sou responsável pela infra-estrutura e projetos executivos. Mais uma vez levando alternativas de renda e inclusão social em comunidades de assentados, incrível!

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After acquiring training on "Disaster Management", I volunteered during the disaster of earthquake in 2011 to help victims in providing food, shelter and clothing. Without further delay, the inspections were carried out and submitted for further verification and compensate the victims.

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J’organise les campagnes de sensibilisations des agriculteurs sur les effets néfastes de l’utilistion de la techniques de feu de brousses sur l’environnement et la protection de l’éco-système. Grace à l’adhésion de plusieurs autres volontaires, nous avons pu sensibiliser près de 1000 agriculteurs sur les techniques nouvelles de défrichages au Bénin (le Mono, l’Atacora et le Littorale). Au fur et à mesure que les acteurs se déploient sur le terrain, les résultats se font sentir.La destruction des arbres liées aux feux de brousses a connu un net regressement de l’ordre de 40%.

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Green club initiative was borne as a result of my passion for creating awareness amongst Secondary School students on knowing how to care for our immediate surrounding. Today these clubs are in over 100 schools and they are affecting their environment sustainably by massive Environmental campaigns like tree planting, symposium and virtual trips.

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Volunteering is part of my life. I never miss opportunity to volunteer. During dry season, forest fire is prone in western Bhutan like Paro. so I do volunteer to combat forest fire with forest official and community. My recent volunteerism is planted tree saplings in deforested area with forest officials on 2nd June 2012, where we celebrate as Social Forestry Day in Bhutan.

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Je suis volontaire depuis 1994, à partir de l'Université, dans le mouvement de la Croix-Rouge. Dans le souci d'aider la population vulnérable, je m'engage toujours à être là où la population a été frappée par une catastrophe. J'ai été tour à tour au Rwanda, à Goma (Est de la République Démocratique du Congo), en Haiti, au Niger, au Congo Brazzaville partout où on a besoin de mes services avec le souci de partager mes expériences.

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