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Introduction to our EVS volunteers 2017-2018

Let us introduce you to the volunteers who will be doing their EVS in Belgium for nine months!

Elin

Elin and guide dog Jazzy
Elin and guide dog Jazzy

Elin from Wales, UK, is 22 years old and is blind. She has studied English Literature in University and is interested in organising events and communication. During her stay in Belgium she will volunteer at the VIEWS office, managing the newsletter and website and helping with awareness raising events, as well as volunteering at La Baraka, a youth centre for refugees in Liege. Elin also arrives in Belgium accompanied by her guide dog, Jazzy who has been with Elin for almost three years. You can follow Elin’s blog, www.seemyway.org to read her posts about her EVS experience.

Corto

Corto smiling with a glass of beer
Corto smiling with a glass of beer

Corto from Toulouse, France, is 29 years old and partially sighted. He has studied history in university and has previously studied abroad in the UK and participated in a project helping develop the local area in Sinegal.. While he is in Belgium he will volunteer at IRHOV, the school for blind and deaf children in Liege, supporting the students in their lessons and assisting with mobility and braille sessions. Corto is writing about his EVS experience and hopes to produce a book at the end of his project.

We hope Corto and Elin have an enjoyable and successful time in Belgium