Meet an international volunteer: Peter

img_1245The International Department would like to introduce Peter. He joined our organization almost three weeks ago. Peter teaches English to the children here at DEPDC and the Community Learning Centre, but he also helps the other staff with documents and these blogs.

Peter is from the Netherlands and got to know Thailand during an elective track in “Human rights and security” at Thammasat University in Bangkok, whilst he was doing his master’s degree in Global Health. Peter has previous experience working with children, whilst doing his bachelor in Social Work and his education in becoming a group-home worker, which does comes in handy working here. Peter has quite an extensive resume, from which he draws inspiration for this organization.  img_1254

Peter says that he is inspired to help change the situation for the best for these children. And that he knows that education can be the key for this change. The children really seem to like him and are amazed about his size and they often come up to him to compare their length. During the last Sports Day he was part of the black team and even though he wasn’t very athletic during most events, he was skilled at the tug of war. fullsizerender_4

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Posted on February 18, 2017, in Activities, General, Half Day School, ImPressed by DEPDC/GMS, Staff Profiles, Volunteers. Bookmark the permalink. 4 Comments.

  1. Good work Peter! Welcome to northern Thailand!

  2. HOLA BUENOS DIAS SOY SANTIAGO REDONDO ROMERO.Desde España me pongo en contacto con vosotros para poder ser un voluntariado de vuestra ONG.Yo soy monitor de futbol y entrenador de porteros me gustria colaboral con vosotros. GRACIAS.

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