Cuso: Volunteering Helps Guyanese-Canadian Keep Ties To Guyana

Cuso: Volunteering Helps Guyanese-Canadian Keep Ties To Guyana

OCTOBER 11, 2017 – Cuso International – Guyana

In the mid 1960s, Patsy Russell was taught by a Cuso International volunteer. Now she is one. “I went to a convent school in Georgetown, and a Cuso volunteer, Gwenne Wardle, taught us games and gymnastics.”

Fifty years later, now a volunteer herself she can see how Cuso International’s model has changed. Not placed at a school, but with Guyana’s Small Business Bureau she is overseeing the establishment of two business incubators. Her goal is to continue the work she did on her previous placement with the Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and Industry which she left after a one-year placement in April.

Read more: https://cusoguyana.wordpress.com/2017/10/17/cuso-volunteering-helps-guyanese-canadian-keep-ties-to-guyana/

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