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Before coming here I was very excited. But I was also a little bit nervous because I had never participated in volunteer work. Every other member of the volunteer team is a foreigner, which means I must always speak English, and if I can’t explain my story for them, I can’t use Japanese. In Japan, […]

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G’Day! I stumbled across the Fr. Ray Foundation whilst searching for volunteer work abroad. Four months later in July 2008, I was boarding my flight to Bangkok. I arrived at the Fr. Ray Foundation in the middle of the night after a long flight from Australia. It wasn’t long until the other volunteers took me […]

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I would consider my experience here at the Father Ray Foundation as one of the most rich and fulfilling experiences I have ever had. Teaching English, sharing moments with the children at the School for the Blind, helping out in the Fr. Ray Day Care Center, visiting the Drop in Center. These activities were so […]

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I heard about the Fr. Ray Foundation through a friend of mine who volunteered in 2004-2005. She had spoken very fondly of her stay, and it sounded like a very meaningful and heart-warming experience. So after finishing university, I signed up for half a year of volunteering, and it turned out to become six unforgettable […]

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