Carnivals, Daredevils, & Dances!

By: Teresa, Co-Director IHF Medan I am just beginning to explore some of the activities Medan has to offer. One fun activity I enjoyed this week was going to a small carnival that was set up near the center; they had cotton candy and rides – just like they would in the US. I went with…… Continue reading Carnivals, Daredevils, & Dances!

First Week in Bali: 3 Observations

By: Xuanli, Voluntourist Bali  How time passed by! My volunteer life in Bali has lasted for one week. I have already gotten familiar with the pace of life here. Being a volunteer of IHF seems to be the most splendid experience for me this summer. I’m very glad to share what I gained from the…… Continue reading First Week in Bali: 3 Observations

It’s a Day to be Happy at IHF Awards!

By: Sahat, Co-Director IHF Medan May is in full of happiness in Aceh! We are so excited to report that our Pass It On Ceremony was successfully done on Saturday, 28 May 2016. We are very proud to make a special theme of this event “IHF Awards.” The theme was happiness! This event had been anticipated by all…… Continue reading It’s a Day to be Happy at IHF Awards!

Birds Take Flight

By: Sahat, Co-Director Aceh  It’s already May. That means final exams are coming soon. All the classes are going to review the lessons they have learned this semester. We are hoping that they can catch up on lessons that they have missed before. Not to mention, all the teachers will make some changes according to…… Continue reading Birds Take Flight

Uncountable Nouns and Creativity

By:  Kristine, Co-Director Jakarta We’re almost at the finish line!  One more week of exam preparations then it’s time for our students to show what they have learned this semester. Last week in Jakarta, our junior high school students reviewed present and future tenses.  They did grammar drills and practiced choosing the right tense to…… Continue reading Uncountable Nouns and Creativity

First Week, Fresh Experiences

By:  Marta, Voluntourist Bali My first week…was amazing. After flying for almost 20 hours from Barcelona, Spain (my lovely home city), I landed in Bali. My first thought was something like “OMG it is really hot here”.  Pak Agus from from the center (and the most helpful man on the island), was already waiting for…… Continue reading First Week, Fresh Experiences

Medan Voluntourist: Last Days

By:  Carolina, Voluntourist Medan I can’t believe this was my last week, and I only have one more day.  How am I going to survive without my kids?  Whether we want them to or not, there are always kids that leave a mark in our hearts and I will miss them so much!  Besides the…… Continue reading Medan Voluntourist: Last Days

Hello from Aceh Center!

By:  Sahat, Co-Director Aceh This week I had my first full days working at the IHF Aceh center, as I have recently transferred from Medan to Aceh.  I was able to train with Emma and Kristine at the center for a short time before they left for the IHF Jakarta center.  During my time with…… Continue reading Hello from Aceh Center!

3 Things I Learned in Bali

By:  Ina, Work Study Bali First of all I have to say that I am really glad I decided to volunteer with IHF in Bali.  It’s been an awesome opportunity for me to work with kids, improve my abilities, and have an insight to how a NGO can be organized.  But now to the three…… Continue reading 3 Things I Learned in Bali

First Impressions: Medan

By:  Carolina, Voluntourist Medan In this first week here I was so well receive by everyone!  The house-keeper is very sweet, the food is delicious, and I have had the pleasure to try a different local dish every day.  The kids are lovely and the Co-Directors Lissa and Aditi made me feel at home and…… Continue reading First Impressions: Medan