Blog: volunteering experiences

Here you can discover the EVS stories from some of the volunteers within the project Planting Cities; have a look on what they experienced in India, China, Italy or Slovenia.

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The Alessandro’s experience in India

For me the EVS experience was fantastic. Very constructive and I would say, enlightening; First, because every single day seemed to be always surrounded by something magical, in a way, or another, but in the end I was also pleased with the minor inconveniences, such...

Five months full of color, life and love in India

I arrived in Bhubaneswar (India) full of fears, uncertainties, everything around me was unknown but with the curiosity of a little girl on her first day of school. the first days were a complete shock, I had to get used to any situation, even the most banal thing...

Every single memory is unique and priceless…

When Maša (my roommate) and I arrived in Jiamusi it was beginning of April. It was still pretty cold… Ok, it was really cold! We were wearing 5 or 6 layers of clothes. On the streets there were few people not what you’d expect of a city with 2,5 million people. The...

A Chinese volunteer in Palermo – Ye Wu’s Experience

I am Ye Wu from China, an EVS volunteer hosted by CESIE in Palermo (Italy) within the project Planting Cities (Erasmus+, KA2 – Capacity Building in the field of youth). Before I came here, I was attending university in China and I always wanted to challenge myself and...