Haripriya Eswaran spent nearly two years volunteering as hospice administrator at Our Lady’s Hospice in Lusaka, Zambia. Drawing on her healthcare background, Haripriya found the work challenging yet fascinating. Her biggest success was reviewing the hospice’s business model to create a sustainable strategy for the future. Read her story to find out about the ups and downs of her time in Zambia.
Vikas Ratanjee volunteered as as a district disability adviser in Rwanda. His role was to advise the Ministry of Local Government on mainstreaming disability issues in Nyanza District. He didn’t know what to expect when he arrived in the ‘land of a thousand hills’, but was very moved by the unforgettable welcome and beautiful scenery. Read his reflections on his journey with VSO.