Kyrsta; provided voluntary physiotherapy and equipment in South Africa in 2009, now back and working in Edinburgh

November 28, 2009, 10:32 am
Filed under: Travel plans

Well, I’ve been here for 7 weeks but it took Mark to point out that as we are below the equator the water flushes and spins the opposite way!!

October 9, 2009, 7:41 pm
Filed under: Fundraising, Travel plans

Well I’m here now. I was in Cape Town for about three days doing a cultural immersion training thing. Very interesting and informative. I’ll put an update about that,too tired just now!

less days!
October 3, 2009, 10:21 pm
Filed under: Travel plans

Well, i’ve got… less days now. I leave on tuesday! The shipping is still not quite finalised, hope fully soon. All those fantastic items will get there.
I’m getting very nervous, and excited, and sick, and nervous.
I packed last weekend! Everything is done. The freezer is packed (can hardly open the drawers) for the hubby. He’ll only be here for 6 weeks so should survive.

Looking forward to it.

thanks for my pals who sent messages and for those lovelies who came to the night out. Great to see you all. I’ll try and put photos on face book.

6 days
September 27, 2009, 8:37 am
Filed under: Fundraising, Travel plans

Well I now only have 6 days of work in Scotland.
The shipping is being organised through the organisation so all the fantastic items that have been generously donated will go to those who will really benefit from it.

I am going to be working in the Sunshine centre in Soweto for children.

I am getting very nervous and excited.
I am already pretty much packed and organised.

Happy workers at the garage sale
August 23, 2009, 5:50 pm
Filed under: Home, Travel plans

Garage Sale
Checkout the happy worker/volunteer at the recent garage sale.

August 16, 2009, 10:59 am
Filed under: Travel plans, Volunteering Physiotherapist

I’ve booked my tickets!
I still don’t have a program yet… trying to wait patiently!
I’ve also had my immunisations.

July 25, 2009, 10:35 pm
Filed under: Travel plans, Volunteering Physiotherapist

Well, I know I’m going to Soweto. I wiil be going in October.
I will be involved in a hospital and clinic and children’s hospital but I don’t know to what proportion I will spend at each place.
I am working on gathering equipment to ship over there so let me know what items you might have that would be usefull over there. x

Funds and Fun
May 18, 2009, 8:29 pm
Filed under: Travel plans

I am planning two pamper parties for this month and next.
There will massage, manicures, wine, and nibbles.
Get in touch for details (don’t want to post them on the web!).

Also still planning a ceilidh so details of that will follow.

It should be an eight week adventure, with 6 of those being voluntary work

May 10, 2009, 12:12 pm
Filed under: Travel plans

I plan to leave the UK at the start of October and start voluntering later that week!

i will have some family commitments later in October in Joburg so the volunteering will be spread before and after.

Very excited.

May 10, 2009, 12:07 pm
Filed under: Travel plans

Here are details of the organisation that I am going to be applying with:

And South Africa specific information:

I hope to have a ceilidh set up in the next couple of weeks. Just need to sort out a band!

Let me know if you know any.