Solidarity Volunteering: Strong Relationships, Mutual Development

Angelino’s story

Angelino presents at a disability conference in Melbourne

Angelino is Palms’ latest Reverse Immersion participant. Here he explains what that involves and how it will benefit him and Ahisaun Foundation where he works in Timor-Leste.

Crossing cultures: there to here

Celina (left) with her mother and sister

With the suggestion of “reverse volunteering” already in mind, when Linh called Palms to enquire further about “hospitality internship”, the time seemed right to begin a pilot project.

Fundraising Concert for Timor-Leste ‘reverse’ volunteers


St James’ Parish Glebe will be hosting a fundraising concert to support to Timorese ‘reverse volunteers’.

The important thing is this: to be able at any moment to sacrifice what we are for what we could become. - Charles du Bois