In recognition of National Volunteer Week (April 23-29, 2017), we want to thank volunteers, past and present, who shared their time, expertise and enthusiasm to build the capacity of Crossroads and its partners to advance equality for all.
To celebrate we are sharing two stories from Crossroads International volunteers: one written by a volunteer presently in Senegal, and an interview with a volunteer who went to Ghana in 1986 and today continues to support our work as a monthly donor.
Women’s cooperative teaches students lesson in entrepreneurship and global collaboration
Who would have guessed that the Union Régionale des Femmes Coopératrices de Saint-Louis (URFCS) would be the topic of an assignment at a Saint-Louis high school in Senegal? Khadim Mboup, Crossroader in Senegal, tells how it has been made possible. Read the article
One mandate in Ghana = lifelong passion for international development
Jo-Ann Mackie volunteered with Crossroads International in 1986. Her mandate in Ghana lasted 4 months but her desire to travel and help make change lasted a lifetime. Read the interview