Abigail’s story – EVS in Moldova

September 2018, I went to Moldova on a European Voluntary Service out of curiosity. I went somewhere to which I would never have ventured, I worked in an international organization (glimpsing some of the realities of foreign aid) and I familiarised myself with a culture I wouldn’t have known of or grown fond of.

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Volunteer stories: Cardiff University group volunteering in Yamagata, Japan

Each year UNA Exchange works with partner organisations to facilitate group volunteering opportunities for teams of young people from Wales. This includes several projects specially designed for Cardiff University students, who last year participated in community development projects in Japan and Vietnam. Amongst those visiting Yamagata on Japan’s Honshu Island was Francesca, who made a wonderful video of her international volunteering experience.

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