“another positive outcome of volunteering”

“another positive outcome of volunteering”

This message just received from Sue, who volunteered in a school in Nelson Mandela Bay, South Africa last year:

“With recent sad events in South Africa, it has made me think even more about my wonderful time there and the great people I met. I was made aware of the acute impact that Nelson Mandela had on their lives, emotionally, physically and spiritually. I am so thankful for the time I had in Port Elizabeth because I feel touched by the ‘magic’ of Mandela even though I never met him. I now have informed opinions which I would never have had, had I not volunteered there. Yet another positive outcome of volunteering.”

Sue and her fellow teachers - what a team!
Sue and her fellow teachers – what a team!

2 thoughts on ““another positive outcome of volunteering”

  1. “I feel that too” … comment from volunteer Denise, who also worked in one of the cluster of schools in Port Elizabeth

  2. To me one of the joys of volunteering is that you get to meet people you wouldn`t as a tourist and you get under the skin of the country you are working in. Whilst in South Africa I feel that I understood the problems and positives of the country.

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