Volunteer Name: Treva Stephens Moreno
Project Location: Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Program Dates: July 16 - July 25, 2013
Volunteered At: Day Care Center
What was your favorite memory of this trip? Working with the children in the township.
What was the most difficult thing you experienced? The weather....it was very cold, especially at night.
What was the one thing you wished you were better prepared for? No.
How would you describe/rate your experience working with the ABV staff in the USA? Good.
How was the local ABV Director and the support provided in-country? Good.
Personal Paragraph (ABV Program Testimonial): My experience with this program was very good. I enjoyed spending time with the family discussing politics and other social issues. In addition, I felt as if I bonded with the family in a special way because they truly made me feel as if I was a part of their family.
Are you willing to speak to other potential ABV volunteers? Sure.
A Broader View Volunteer (ABV) allows every traveler to choose their own program start date. This means you can arrive on any flight, any day of the week. Since ABV program fees are 100% tax deductible* we encourage you to fund raise. ABV offers advice and assistance with flight planning, affordable travel insurance, as well as procuring a visa, if necessary. Our ABV staff is available to any your questions. Contact us by email, through the on-line chat feature on our website or call us toll free at 866-423-3258.
WHAT DO MY FEES PAY FOR?
Volunteer Registration Fee – ongoing support from ABV staff, program marketing costs, information pack, administration costs, ABV donation Fund, travel costs to inspect programs and communication costs with volunteers.
Volunteer Program Fee – ABV donation fund, airport pick-up, orientation, program supervision, accommodation and meals during volunteer program period, in-country 24/7 volunteer support and in-country administration costs. As a US Non-Profit Charity Organization all your fees are tax deductible and you can fundraise from our website to pay for the fees.