Best Volunteer Reviews 2017

Volunteer Name: Josie Beidleman    
Project Location: Udaipur, India
Volunteered at: Day care, Orphanage

Review Josie Beidleman  Volunteer in Usaipur, India

1- How was the local ABV Coordinator/staff and the support provided in-country?
Good, very helpful and nice.

2- What was the most surprising thing you experienced?
Host Family: How secure and safe it was.
Country: The driving system

3- What was the most challenging thing you experienced?
Program: Not being able to communicate with the children.
Host Family: nothing
Country: how poor some people are.

4- Any tips for future volunteers… (clothing, travel, personal items, donations)
1. Modest clothing
2. bring your own reusable water bottle.
3. fundraise to give back to the kids.

5- Personal Paragraph about the experience (ABV Program Testimonial):
It was great experience. I loved getting to know the children. The country and people were amazing.

6- How would you describe your accommodation, meals, security, friendliness, quality others:
The housing was comfortable.

7- What was your favorite memory of this trip?:
Program: going with orphanage kids to a movie and treating them with food and ice cream.
Host Family: visiting different places with the family.
Country: the different culture, food and city.

8- How was the ABV USA support prior traveling?
Very good, they always responded quickly and helped me with any questions.

9.1- What do you think about the reservation system online?
Good I liked choosing my own dates.

9.2- Who did you find Abroaderview website (keywords, search engine, word mouth to mouth, recommended by .., other)
Friend volunteered with ABV organization and recommended them.

10 – Are you willing to speak to other potential ABV volunteers?

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