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We welcome and appreciate your talent, time and generosity in all forms. We are looking for volunteers to help with the following.

Educational Programme Volunteers

Educational Programme Volunteers

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My Days in Kontum

My Days In Kontum

Through the children that I met during the field trip, I saw what happiness was – having nothing. By Stephanie Tabalujan When I was in junior college, a quote by Mother Teresa struck me - “Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love.” Holding on to…

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Our Missioners’ Trip to Kontum – February 2016

Our Missioners’ Trip To Kontum – February 2016

Three Barre missioners travelled to Kontum from 28 February to 5 March this year. We asked them a couple of questions when they arrived home and here is what they had to say of their experience. What did you learn from this mission trip? GILLIAN:   I learned that the Vietnamese students who may not have such easy access to education/learning…

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A Missioner’s Story of Kontum

A Missioner’s Story Of Kontum

Journey – Monday, 7 Dec 2015 The day started with mass, a queasy gut and a slight headache from yesterday “Jar Wine Happy Hour” at student Chil’s place with her family: eldest and younger sisters, cousin, brother-in-law. Philly, Ko and Hyan (our students). After breakfast, missioners Bernadette, Xavier and Gerard proceeded to the classroom to…

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Day 5 – Steph

Day 5 – Steph

So everyday, Kontum brings a new adventure. And today, I tried snails for the first time (cooked ones of course). Soan invited us over to her place and Chil, Phanh and Hue came along too. And we had a ball of a time. It also happens that there was a party happening in Soan's village…

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Day 4 – Nat

Day 4 – Nat

Day 4 Coming to Kontum, everything slows down. These past few days, I felt as though I was living in a timeless world; there was time to pray before and after meals, a time to enjoy the early sun rise and a time to reflect as the sun set each day.  Each day was a…

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Day 3 – Steph

Day 3 – Steph

Looking back at last night, there was a black out after the rain stopped. Gone were the days in Singapore where we will experience an electricity trip.  This is a common phenomenon for the people here, who light candles, use torchlights and portable torches to get on with their daily activities. Even the wifi was…

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Day 2 – Nat

Day 2 – Nat

Day 2 We began our journey bumping into Phanh, one of our phase 2 students, who broke out into smiles and a shy but warm handshake after realizing we were from Singapore. This was one example of the main instances of great love and warmth we have been blessed with from the people here in…

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Day 1 – Steph

Day 1 – Steph

I have been with Barre for over  a year now and circumstances have in a way barred me from coming on this trip. And to be honest, once I booked my flight to Kontum, I was pretty excited about it until a few days ago where I could feel the nervousness slowly creeping up my…

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Mission Trip 6 – Lilynne

Discovering the Meaning of Being a Missionary Disciple Having been on many mission trips myself, I know first-hand that every trip is different – to say the least. While it was my second teaching trip, it was my first trip where I did not have an active leadership role and boy did my backside itch!…

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