News: Meet our 10 newest volunteers

Help us get these ten terrific volunteers into the field in 2014. You can make a general donation to Palms Australia or click through to an individual profile to support a particular volunteer.

carmel-lawryLouisa Cataldo (left), from Casula NSW, will volunteer as a teacher at Holy Family Care Centre in Tzaneen in South Africa. Carmel Lawry (right), a nurse from Bentley VIC, will return to Holy Family for her second Palms placement.

Bruce and Rowena Farquharson, from Hamilton VIC, will work as an IT Specialist and Nurse at Sacred Heart College and OLSH Health Centre in Tapini, P.N.G.

Peta Snikeris from Mount Saint Thomas NSW, will volunteer as a Lecturer and Medical Research Coordinator at Divine Word University in Madang, P.N.G.

Guida Cabrita (left) from Ormiston QLD, and Samantha Haddin (right) from Stanmore NSW will act as teachers and mentors in two schools in Bedois, Dili, Timor-Leste.

David Le Breton’s second Palms volunteer placement will involve sharing trade and management skills at the Teaoraereke Village Workshop in Kiribati.

Former volunteer Paul Tan working on a new water pump with local staff in the Diocesan Office.Johannes Wungun and Esther Sim at Kiunga missionPaul Tan (left) and Esther Sim (right) will take up their second Palms placement, this time sharing their HR, IT and accounting skills with our partners at Organisation Haburas Moris (OHM) in Maliana, Timor-Leste.

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