”One must continue to pay attention to promoting equality, since there is always room for improvement”, writes Maailmanvaihto’s Board Member Maiju Alakurtti in the editorial.
From Volunteers’ Voices 1/2020 magazine one can find out which kinds of things came up in Maailmanvaihto’s equality survey carried out at the end of last year (p. 16), as well as which sorts of steps have been taken in the organization in relation to the equality plan made the year before the last (p. 18).
Guide dog along and abroad! Next May, Susanna Halme will head to the ICYE organization of Austria, Grenzenlos, for a half a year as ESC volunteer. A planning meeting visit to Austria together with Secretary General Anni Koskela was organized because of Susanna’s visual disability. Read about the travelling greetings and become familiar with the he co-operation between Grenzenlos and volunteers with disabilities. (p 22.)
Read also about Lala Wang’s and Iida Lehisalo’s journeys to volunteering abroad (p. 12.). Lala traveled to Finland for volunteering from Taiwan and Iida from Finland to Taiwan. The calendar of events can be found on the page 31.