What’s in a name?

Let me ask you a question: what's in a name? Personally, I've always looked at names as a way to refer to a specific person. Some may think there's more power to a name. Whatever the case, it's always true that names come from somewhere. With that in mind, I will raise you a name:… Continue reading What’s in a name?

Servizio Volontario Europeo (EVS), Vicolocorto

Un volontariato chiamato AVVENTURA!

Se dovessi definire il mio progetto di volontariato con una sola parola sarebbe AVVENTURA. Cinque mesi fa sono arrivata in Italia per vivere una nuova esperienza. Ricordo che la prima volta che ho messo piede a Pesaro (è il nome della città dove vivo) tremavo come un budino, ma allo stesso tempo ero emozionata. Ho… Continue reading Un volontariato chiamato AVVENTURA!

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What it means to be a volunteer at the Red Cross of Pesaro

Volunteering at the Red Cross of Pesaro means committing to others and caring about them. Here, our priority is to take care of elderly people with Alzheimer and to give them an opportunity to socialize and gain back some of their youth. As a volunteer, your main activity is to help the staff to take… Continue reading What it means to be a volunteer at the Red Cross of Pesaro

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The Italian dream unlike any other

It is 5 oˈclock in the morning when an old grey cab is making its way through the empty streets of Tallinn. Ahead there stands an airport. A relatively small one, but still full of opportunities as any other. The cab pulls up to the building, stops for a minute and then drives away, leaving… Continue reading The Italian dream unlike any other

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My dream came true in Italy

Hi, I am Adrienn from Hungary and I am 19 years old. I am a volunteer in the Federation of Children’s and Youth Municipal Government of Orosháza since 2013. I just graduated from Vocational School as a Pastry Chef. I always liked to be a volunteer, because giving makes me happy, it is something that… Continue reading My dream came true in Italy

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Ciao, Pesaro – the beginning of something special!

Imagine: It’s early in the morning, everybody else is sleeping and you wake up, still a little bit tired and exhausted because of the long train journey you had to take the other day in order to arrive to Pesaro. Nevertheless, you continue walking through your new flat, realizing that you are, in fact, around… Continue reading Ciao, Pesaro – the beginning of something special!