Get To Know Our Volunteers! 

 

Phaung Daw Oo Integrated Monastic School receives volunteers from all over the world. We welcome volunteers from all backgrounds, regardless of age, sex, ethnicity, religion, or expertise. Get to know some of our previous and current volunteers below!

 

Name: Else 

Country: The Netherlands

Organization: World Child Care

Subject(s)/Program: Grade 6 & 7 English, New Teacher Training Center (NTTC)

Daily Number of Classes: 3 

Languages Spoken: English and Dutch 

Favorite Aspect of Phaung Daw Oo:  I enjoy having the ability to build a relationship with the students by living on campus, while still maintaining some semblance of privacy in the guest house.

Duration of Volunteering Period: 2 months

 

Name: Angus

Country: Scotland

Organization: Project Trust

Subject(s)/Program: English and Science, Fast Track and Mainstream Programs

Daily Number of Classes: 4

Languages Spoken: English and German 

Favorite Aspect of Phaung Daw Oo: Because of the school atmosphere, volunteers feel like celebrities while we're here!

Duration of Volunteering Period: 11 months

 

Name: Valerie

Country: The United States

Organization: American University - Leaps in Learning Initiative

Subject(s)/Program: Business and Communications Development - Main Office

Daily Number of Classes: N/A

Languages Spoken: English, Spanish, and Arabic

Favorite Aspect of Phaung Daw Oo: Every person that I have interacted with at PDO has welcomed me with open arms! 

Duration of Volunteering Period: 2 months 

 

Name: Janneke 

Country: The Netherlands

Organization: World Child Care 

Subject(s)/Program: Grade 6 & 7 English, New Teacher Training Center (NTTC)

Daily Number of Classes: 2

Languages Spoken: English and Dutch 

Favorite Aspect of Phaung Daw Oo: Since the volunteers live here, we can really bond with the children both inside and outside of the classroom. 

Duration of Volunteering Period: 2 months