Nuria’s volunteer story – time goes by at a different speed

I’ve noticed that time goes by at a different speed in the children’s home.  The day starts early and goes on relaxed. While the boys are at the school, there’s literally not much to do. I eat some fruits, read a book, write, try to learn some Nepali with the help of...
Nuria’s volunteer story – smiles don’t need translation

Nuria’s volunteer story – smiles don’t need translation

I feel that I have found a family in the children’s home in Birgunj.  Growing up as the youngest of two sisters, I had never experienced what it was like to have someone younger to look after, but now it’s like having 17 little brothers, and I love it. Although I have...
Nuria’s volunteer story – discovering Nepal’s beauty

Nuria’s volunteer story – discovering Nepal’s beauty

Deciding to go to Nepal to become a volunteer was a well thought decision.  I didn’t take it lightly or without considering what it would imply. Long before setting a foot in the plane (and frankly, even before getting the tickets), I had pictured in my head what...