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Ilorin: Hope Orphanage  Posted on 09/10/2013
While was in Ilorin I also went back to Hope Orphanage. A friend had donated money for the orphanage and I was able to buy 2 big bags of rice for them. Tunji helped me to get a good price for the rice and Alatise drove Stefan, Miranda and...
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Back in Ilorin: Books for Kwara  Posted on 09/10/2013
The second week I flew to Ilorin. With the help of St David's church in Eastham I had raised £1100 for 'Books for Kwara'. I was quite nervous travelling with so much money but all went well. Miranda and Stefan are VSO...
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Training in Abuja  Posted on 09/10/2013
Yes, here I am back in Nigeria! I spent a week training teachers at Springhall British School in Abuja. It was very different from my previous trainings in public schools! I was made very welcome and it was a rewarding experience. I was...
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Godfrey takes me out!  Posted on 04/03/2013
Godfrey was more thana driver. He really looked out for me. On Friday afternoon he arrived at the hotel with his sister Joy. They took me to places around Owerri. We looked at a very splendid hotel. Later we walked around the GRA which was...
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Numeracy Training Highlights  Posted on 04/03/2013
The teachers were great. They loved the counting songs. Here we are singing 'Five Little Ducks'.We made dice, number lines and lots of numeracy resources.The teachers were keen to come out and demonstrate lessons.This is me with...
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Caroline returns to Nigeria!  Posted on 03/26/2013
I was asked by Stepping Stones to do some Maths training in Imo. Now that I have resigned from my school in the UK I was able to say, 'Yes'. It is only for a week but I am very excited to be going back!Crazy but wonderful....
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Books for Kwara  Posted on 07/18/2012
I have not forgotten Nigeria! I am doing a fundraising this Saturday so if you live near me in the UK please come!Enjoy a cake and coffee and help a child to read!£1 is all we need to give a child a book to read! These children live...
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Afterwards  Posted on 01/03/2012
I have been back four weeks now. I am glad to be with my family and it is good to have hot showers, constant electricity and running water. It is also good to be able to sleep without having to worry about rats or insects crawling on my...
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Leaving  Posted on 01/03/2012
The last few days were the hardest of all. Walking out of the ESSPIN office for the last time was hard. My desk was so tidy and bare. I will no longer have to sit there editing lesson plans while keeping an eye on the waste paper bin in...
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Story books  Posted on 12/31/2011
I should have posted this ages ago so ignore the date! Just four weeks before I left Nigeria I got a grant of 100,000 naira from VSO. It was a bit of a mad scramble but I managed to buy 500 story books from Macmillan at a special rate of...
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  • zecopro
    zecopro 16 July 2014 19:23:40

    Lovely experience

  • peterazeh
    peterazeh 12 May 2014 12:49:52

    Hello caroline. Where are you now? it was nice reading about your Nigerian experience. I am Nigerian living in Pretoria, South Africa

  • abiodunfuoye
    abiodunfuoye 10 October 2013 17:09:22

    Caroline! you are welcome to HOME of Joy. stay cool and enjoy your stay...

  • ferarivio9
    ferarivio9 03 January 2013 11:45:57

    Hello Caroline...Hope you enjoyed your stay in Nigeria?

  • Bobbycurtis 30 November 2012 12:36:42

    Thank u for coming to nigeria, we wish u the very as u continue ur work here. God bless u.

  • collinslove12
    collinslove12 24 July 2012 17:23:09

    i hope u are enjoying nigeria

  • eyitayo
    eyitayo 24 June 2012 03:16:48

    I just want to thank you for coming down to Nigeria despite all the negativity you must heard...God will bless you and make your stay a fulfilling one

  • jerry osas
    jerry osas 15 December 2011 09:33:58

    i thank you profusely for your volunteer teaching in our country. I welcome you and i do hope your comingto my nigeria will not be regretted, butrather success and happiness shall be yours and your family. Happy staying

  • jennifer3 10 October 2011 16:33:48

    thank u for ur work in my country.

    Thank u for Volunteering, I am truly grateful

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