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Review for Global Refuge International, Arvada, CO, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

In May 2010 I travelled to Northern Uganda with GRI. I was part of a team consisting mostly of nursing students. Our mission was to work with HIV-AIDS vulnerable groups in the villages around Lira. Our team taught those groups about personal health and hygiene, household health and hygiene, and about how to prevent the spread of HIV.
Our GRI interpreters were superb. It was obvious that GRI has an influential presence in those villages, and that they help as many of the villagers as possible with medications, transportation to hospital facilities, health education, and so much more.
I will definitely take another trip with GRI in the future.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

The reception of the GRI staff and volunteers by people in the villages near Lira made it apparent that GRI is making a difference in their world. `

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

I don't know of any changes I would make to this organization.

Would you volunteer for this group again?


For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

A lot

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Quite well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?


Did your volunteer experience have an effect on you? (teaching you a new skill, or introducing new friends, etc.)

I experience amazing generosity in utter poverty, and hope in the midst of seemingly hopeless circumstances.

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Role:  Volunteer & Volunteer.