The Berlin summer is here and we have been back in Germany for about three months. Lately we had various tasks to work around 8 hours a day. We gave online tutoring, sewed masks and supported siblings with online lessons. But since two weeks we have a reason to leave the house again, real work and a regular daily routine. We work at Carl-Sonnenschein elementary school in Mariendorf. The project "LernBrücken" is a 12-week cooperation between Visioneers and the school. The aim
If you walk around the village a bit, you greet EVERYONE, even if it's just a short hello or goodbye, and if you don't, it immediately leaves you with a strange feeling. Even I find it a little rude if someone doesn't greet me. As is typical in such a small village, everyone knows everyone here. (Like in Germany in the countryside). Church fellowship In addition, the community of the Evangelical Church is very important here and the majority of the people here are part of it.
When being sent out as a volunteer via the “Weltwärts”-program, the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) naturally also publishes a list of requirements, that they want the volunteers to meet. Among them is, for example, the requirement to personally raise parts of the program costs in order to partially self-finance your stay, but also the expectation to continue volunteering in different projects after the program and to keep educating your