Volunteer Name: Leila Tachmamedova
Project Location: Belize
Volunteered At: Childrens Home
Personal Paragraph (ABV Program Testimonial): For future volunteers: Be prepared to act on your own, come with initiave and flexibility, go to caregivers, gardener or kitchen staff offering help.
What was the most difficult thing you experienced? Mosquitoes and the heat
What was the one thing you wished you were better prepared for? I wish i came prepared with more interesting educational games for kids, had better interaction with them.
Any tips for future volunteers… Long sleeved tops and fully covered light pants to cover skin from mosquitos
How would you describe/rate your experience working with the ABV staff in the USA? Excellent experience, the staff was very responsive and helpful in arranging my trip.
How was the local ABV Director and the support provided in-country? Our Director, Ms Agatha, was very nice anf professional, the staff was very friendly and kind.
Are you willing to speak to other potential ABV volunteers? Yes.