As CUSO-VSO turns 50, International volunteering continues to evolve
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Date Written: 01/06/2011
Year Published: 2011
Resource Type: Article
While many Canadians still travel abroad, CUSO-VSO also sends volunteers from developing nations, and recruits from North American diaspora communities and some businesses.
Abstract: On June 6th 2011, CUSO-VSO (formerly CUSO, still known by many as Canadian University Service Overseas) will turn 50.
Since 1961, more than 15,000 CUSO-VSO volunteers have contributed to a world of solutions in Africa, Latin America, the Caribbean, Asia and the Pacific. CUSO-VSO is one of the oldest volunteer-sending agencies in the world, the same age as the Peace Corps in the United States.
* Volunteering has evolved
We dont send money, we send people. Our skilled volunteers work o...
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