Solidarity Volunteering: Strong Relationships, Mutual Development

Returning home

I realised that I had been given a rare chance to relive and reflect on my time in Uganda during the re-entry weekend – I did not expect to get as much out of it as I did.

Sometimes it’s just about saving lives

The boy looked a lot better today, albeit still with some pallor and severe malaria, but I think he will continue to improve. I remembered thinking yesterday that this one success of saving that child’s life would make my trip here all worthwhile.

Orientation Course #92

There is something very rewarding about watching such a group interact, sharing their own expertise while working through Palms’ cross-cultural program, refined over 50 years.

Palms Encounter: Timor-Leste

The encounter has the ability to change the way you see yourself and how you can contribute to humanity on a profound level.


Another world is not only possible, she is on her way. On a quiet day, I can hear her breathing. - Arundhati Roy