Blog (# Volunteering)

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So, you have heard about Nepal on many occasions, are intrigued by the stories, but you think that maybe this trip would be too much of a challenge? In terms of distance, it may be far, but if you don’t feel sure about travelling long distances on your own – you don’t have to go alone. But perhaps before you really start considering if this trip is for you, join us today to find out why Nepal appears on many lists of top travel destinations.

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Couple of years ago I spent almost half a year in southeastern Cameroon volunteering as an English teacher in various kindergartens and primary schools. In my case, it was the most life changing experience. In a school of life, volunteering is a workshop worth to sign up for. I could dwell on how much I have learned for ages. Here, I list five important lessons I have received.

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'I have plenty of time, a drive to accomplish something meaningful and no idea what to do next with my life.' Those were my persistent feelings during the final year in high school. Everybody but me got a clearly defined career path. Hence, the recurring question: 'so which university do you apply to?' I made up a short answer to stop every conversation at this very moment: 'I do not apply at all. I am volunteering in Africa.'   It worked out; people were so shocked that they did not ask any further question. I just did not predict a tiny detail. After having repeated it countless times, I got used to this sentence so much that I have made up my mind. I was going to Africa to help people and live the adventure of my life! If not now, when? 

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