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Emma De Jong

Emma De Jong smiling

From 15/10/2017 to 11/11/2017

I’ve had a really nice time working with VIN this month. We were received very well and the induction program was fun and useful.

The program went off slowly in the beginning, because we had trouble finding people in the community who were interested in listening to our campaign. In the end, we managed to find more people but we still didn’t reach as much as we would have hoped. It was still really nice to do, the people were interested and i think we taught them well about gastroenteritis. I especially hope they learned something about prevention (especially concerning hygiene), because that is the most important thing if you ask me.

The second part of our project was the first aid campaign. It was really nice to reach the children in schools and they really seemed to enjoy the lessons. I hope they can use the skills we taught them in the future.

During our program, we stayed in a lovely host family and it was a very nice experience. It was really nice to experience the Nepali culture in that way and I would recommend this to everyone.

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