October month’s get together was organized at Pravasi Mandir, Trasi on 15th and 16th. 5 volunteers and 4 staffs were present. Volleyball game, quiz and funny activities organized along with regular evaluations.
In this month FSL India welcomed 22 new volunteers from 9 different countries.
|SL No||First Name||Hosting Organization|
|1||Johanna Hoefler||Poirada, Hospete|
|2||Lena Llg||Brahmavar School|
|3||Michael Reiss||St Jockim School, Kadaba|
|4||Daniela Bucher||Sea Turtle, Kundapur|
|5||Sachiko Hikobe||Poirada, Hospete|
|6||Michela Meazzini||Shanthi Ashram, Vijayadka|
|7||Lena Fehrer||Swaraj Foundation, Bangalore|
|8||Mahuteau Marion||Sandeep Special School, Sulya|
|9||Susanna Wankmueller||Manasa Jyothi, Japthi|
|10||Hanna Marjukka Niskanen||Mercede Orphanage, Mangalore|
|11||Francesca Dadda||Seona Ashram, Belthangady|
|12||Minna Parikka||Sea turtle, Kundapur|
|13||Morgane Guimier||Shanthi ashram, Vijayadka|
|14||Nathalie Sophia Schultz||Matruchaya, Bangalore|
|15||Julia Kreimel||Spandana Rehabilitation, Udupi|
|16||Judith Kleibs||Sea Turtle, Kundapur|
|17||Marina Saudrais||Mercede Orphanage, Mangalore|
|18||Sophie Monnier||Seona Ashram, Belthangady|
|19||Stefania Bennato||Seona Ashram, Belthangady|
|20||Yushan Huang||Seona Ashram, Belthangady|
|21||Pia Petry||Seona Ashram, Belthangady|
|22||Julia Raes||Seona Ashram, Belthangady|
Looking back to your expectations and goals, would you like to comment on your overall experience here?
* My experience was better than I possibly could have imagined. I feel very privileged because I was in a great project, surrounded by incredible people, including the people at the project, our host family, the girls in the PG and the volunteer I worked together with, Anna. I faced a few challenges, but they stand in the shadow of all the great adventures I’ve had.
* Everything has been okay. Maybe the project wasn’t that nice, because nobody was interested in me or anything. I did workshop yes but I didn’t hold that ever. Why? I don’t know…
* I really enjoyed my time in India. At the beginning it was really hard to handle the small Kids at School. But it was worth it to stay and try my best. It sometimes really takes time to get into something. I think my goals were a little bit too high. I thought I have to learn the Kids much and much of English but they are just 4 years old so it’s more about the playing and having fun I think. I really liked my Host family but it also took some time to know each other and get closer. It was a bit hard for me to have a curfew so I had to learn I cannot do what I want like at home.
* The only thing that I expected was more activity in the project.
* It was a great experience. I don’t regret my decision to go to India. But for sure, I could not live here for long time.
“Dear friends, we have a new intern Vanessa from Mexico who joined us in mid-August. She will be a Team Leader for Work camps and will be with us for a year. We welcome her to the FSL family.”
Hello guys….here is a little about Me : )
i am Vanessa Maciel Napoles from Ocotlan ,JAlisco Mexico worlds capital lol lol lol…..im 28 years old i have a brother (Baldo) 3 nieces (Kassandra,Pame,Alexita) and a nephew (Fabricio) my sister in law (Laura) my dear and loved mother (Mary) is one of my reazons in life she always shown as her way her love and support to us and to do what we bealive in it, and my father (Alvaro) a very adventured man who will never change of being as it is. and the love of my life (Anibal) these are my family members ando also my angels called my friends……. thanks to all of them because they allways show the support and love that every living people needs to follow our dreams and mines is coming true…..living, learning,helping and giving a litlle from me to INDIA.
for the past almost 4 years i was working at IBM as a Logistic Analist where i learned a lot from my work colleagues and also my team leaders and managers i had there, but something was missing in my life a little part from me was not complete so the first that i did was to remember dreaming because sometimes we forgot to doit because we think these things will never happend, and believed me IT HAPPENS so i remember mi biggest dream of helping others doing a diffrence in life so i was going to chiapas with an ONG at October but during the time these NATATE ONG send some convocatories to go and been a volunteer at other countries Grece,FRance,Shout Corea ,India,,,,,yesss Indiaaaa , so i try , fill up the forms and compete with others to have that single place only one place was free, with economy help and host family, food and all you might need to live at India for one year.
my dream had no time of living so one year for me is a lot a time but feel very blessed because in the less moment that i spected to happend these opportunitie comes true……i quit mi job sell my car and also with not good comments about mi idea i reallice evrething to make it happend so here i am thanks to Nico from NATATE he choose me to come thanks to FSL because is more then i spect from theme the people is the nicest and kindes ones, is a good ONG because all i have seen at the time is well organizated,is a non proffit ORG and opend minded people to welocome anyone who has the interest to come and share a little help .
there are so many people to thank for these big experience but the principal and first one is GOD he will put things together to get to yout dream belive me just need to ask for and at the time he think is the better he will arrange evrething to reallice yourselves…..please dont stop thinking thath dreams dont came true…..it HAPPENS !!!!!!!! now i live at India and my first work camps starts at the end of the month at Dalai’s Lama city.
Note -“Here is an introduction of our new staff member in Bangalore. She is currently undergoing training and will take over Shilpa’s role as LTV Communicator in November.”
I am Deepika here. Have currently joined FSL India as LTV communicator at Bangalore head office. Looking forward to build my career learn more, grow better, and surely to give my best to this highly esteemed organization. here I would want to go say a bit about myself..
Regarding education I started schooling at Kundapur which is also my birthplace, further higher studies was procured from Mangalore University in Mangalore and coorg. Having done my PG in Life science Previously have worked as research fellow at St Aloysius College, Mangalore.
To say something on my interests.. I like studying, travelling, meeting people, my great interest lye in Dance,which I conceder the best talent I have. love to spend time with family friends and kids. And I cannot forget saying that I love having pets. Theres lots more to write on my likings like food, music, chatting, comics, shopping, photography etc…
My parents back home in Kundapur, who are supportive and encouraging, Sweet little brother, teachers, and friends are some of the people I value the most. And marriage, one of the best thing recently happened to me, which also brought me to Bangalore.. so that was a short intro about me, surely going to add up as I spend more time working here in FSL.