Volunteering is the backbone of society!


“Volunteering is the backbone of society.” Have you ever heard or come across this expression? I have and for a long time, I have not thought much of it. However, recently I decided to help out at a local orphanage in Jalisco, Mexico, where I meet the ‘kids’ once a week and help them with … Continue reading

Volunteer in Germany


It just struck me. Whatever country I have visited, each year of schooling requires the students to spend a certain amount of hours on social work. That usually includes secondary schools as well as universities. Thinking about my own environment and schooling, Germany doesn’t seem to require any of it, or at least not the … Continue reading