Roxane in Cambodia

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First Name: Roxane
Last Name: Van Lerberge
Age: 22
Programme: Global Community Development Programme (GCDP)
University: RULE
Country of Internship: Cambodia
As a former president of an AIESEC local committee in Belgium, one AIESEC opportunity I missed was volunteering abroad with the Global Community Development Program. During 3 years, I have been doing the promotion of this specific program and helped people engaging in this experience, craving for the day I would also have the chance to experience it. This finally happened last summer when I went in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, to teach English to unprivileged children during 6 weeks. This experience was challenging, rewarding, life changing, enriching, … AMAZING! Through this program I had the chance to work with volunteers from 10 other countries. I had to constantly adapt to all the challenges I encountered. Yet, the most impactful part of my internship was the love the kids spread around them and how they appreciate the work you are doing for them. I now truly recognize the value of this program and I can only recommend it even stronger now that I have lived it.

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