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"We at Mothers' Initiatives Africa, take this opportunity to appreciate AfiD for sourcing for us a volunteer who is a Professional Accountant. On a similar note, I would like to thank Fiona for traveling that long journey all the way from Scotland to Uganda to volunteer with us and share with us the accounting knowledge that she had....

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..Fiona designed for us a simple Accounting system which is easy to understand and is of great use because now we are able to know our monthly incomes and expenditures, of which we could not keep track before. Many thanks to you Molly for connecting to us such a resourceful person. This volunteer placement has added value to our organizational work and therefore, we are so so grateful to AfiD and Fiona. May God's Blessing be upon you all forever."



[Partner Organisation]
Mothers' Initiative Africa, Uganda

"Thank you so much Sally! We are in such better shape than we were just a few months ago and it's all thanks to you. We're starting the Netsuites implementation next week :)"





[Partner Organisation]
Roots of Health, Philippines

"Dylan came ready to work, and clear in his expectations. We soon formed a plan that would work in with his time here. Dylan was very humble, and quickly formed positive relationships with the accounting and support staff. He followed through on everything we agreed he would do, and worked with great efficiency...

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...A complete audit of our systems and accounts was carried out, a cash flow forecast was prepared, the 2018 budget was prepared, a new set of Finance Policies were created, and the month end procedures reviewed and updated. I would highly recommend Dylan and want to thank AFID very much for sending him along and helping make this assignment a success!"



[Partner Organisation]
Flame, Cambodia

“I am currently planning my next assignment with AfID for early next year. For anyone who has ever thought about doing something like this – please do! Its fun, educational, heart-warming, and a chance to consider what really matters in life..

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..I had been worried that I would not feel the same as I did when travelling 10/15 years ago but as it turns out maturity has given me experience about what to expect/how to deal with it and may have helped bring out the best in others. Perhaps you truly are never too old...” 
 



[Volunteer]
Caroline, ICAEW
Pampamayanang Mangyan Ugnayan, Philippines

"Phil quickly grasped our immediate needs as well as recognizing other important reporting/tracking systems we will need for any donor enquiries. He tackled everything with great fervor and will continue to be of service to our organization."





[Partner Organisation]
Painted Dog Research Trust, Zimbabwe

"We are over the moon with Donna's help and are looking forward to a better financial management that costs us less time and stress as a result of what we have learned."





[Partner Organisation]
The Ara Project, Costa Rica

"Laurence was so helpful,very committed and devoted all his time to ensure we meet the deadlines of all priority areas we had set....

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...He is so knowledgeable in Accounting,his methods and approach to sharing knowledge is good and perfect. We cant thank him enough and hope to see him again in Uganda to see progress of what he started."



[Partner Organisation]
Patrick Obura, Finance Manager
Natural Resources Conservation Network, Uganda

"I’ve worked for 6 small NGOs in Africa and Latin America through AfID and they have provided me with some of the best experiences and memories of my life!...

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Always organised professionally and matching my needs to the organisation. If you like adventure and doing something to help others, this is for you..."



[Volunteer]
David, ICAEW
Sport 4 Socialisation, Zimbabwe