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The most affectionate and fun loving children I have ever met!

By Lucy Taylor 2 years ago
Categories Phang Nga

Having spent less than two weeks in Ban Naam Khem so far, I feel I still have a great deal more to see and do during my GVI adventure! (3 weeks in total is definitely not long enough!)

My highlight to date has probably been the time I have spent with the children who live at the orphanage, who are some of the most affectionate and fun loving children I have ever met! Chatting and playing games with them, or even pushing them on the swing seems to make their day!

Being an accountant back home, teaching children is a completely new experience to me and one that I have found extremely challenging, but as equally rewarding. It’s a great feeling when you have spent time planning a lesson and the kids seem to have a good time as a result! The GVI staff have been really helpful and supportive throughout giving¬† encouraging feedback and providing lots of ideas during lesson planning!

My first couple of weeks living in Ban Naam Khem has definitely been a time I shall never forget and I am looking forward to seeing what the final week of my experience brings!


Lucy Taylor – 3 weeks Teaching English to Children Volunteer

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