Fatou’s reasons for joining
Fatou and her partner lived like “ordinary people” in Spain when they decided to try another lifestyle. Volunteering to support marginalised communities felt like the right thing to do.
Some other stories you might find interesting
Alazne, Maria, and Adrià worked in the slums of Jaipur, India, during their project period. Despite having to return home early, they managed to achieve a lot and keep working hard from their homes.
The unfortunate development of the COVID-19 crisis forced Take 10 volunteers to pause their projects. We talked to Carlos about the project in Malawi where he worked.
As part of their initial training to become useful international volunteers, the team participates in arranging an event, for example, a conference, a concert or a sports event.
Depending on the current need in the community in question, volunteers will typically join a project within the spheres of Education, Health, Agriculture or Community Development.
Marta from Spain, Alexis from Brazil and Corinne from Italy share their experiences from volunteering in Malawi and Zambia. Marta speaks in Spanish, Alexis and Corinne in English.
Taking some time out to figure out what you really want to do in your life can be a good idea if you are young. Rocco shares why he decided to take a gap year.