Shanagh’s VESA Volunteer Trip

33717902_1539463255694322_r.jpegHi, I’m Shanagh.

This summer I will be volunteering with VESA in South Africa to take part in an important sustainable community development project. 

As a student in my last year of university, I was intrigued by VESA’s work, and I jumped at the opportunity to sign up. Upon hearing of my acceptance into the program, I was overjoyed with the reality of this once in a lifetime opportunity.

I, as part of a group of volunteers, will work in conjunction with the villagers and the village chief in addressing the major issues faced by the village, such as a lack of fresh running water, dilapidated schools, and generally poor infrastructure. Your donation will help to facilitate the means for implementing a major community development project, which will encompass construction, in addition to educating the community on matters of conservation, sustainability, health/hygiene, and English proficiency.

Any donation, no matter how small, will help support me in reaching my goal of making a difference outside of my own community!

Thank you for taking the time to read about my volunteer trip and I hope you are able to donate to my cause.
  • Karen Ng 
    • $40 
    • 25 mos
  • Mairead Clifford 
    • $200 
    • 26 mos
  • Mihaela Simionescu 
    • $20 
    • 27 mos
  • Heather English 
    • $100 
    • 28 mos
  • Helene Corbeil 
    • $20 
    • 29 mos
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Shanagh Gibson 
Pointe-Claire, QC
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