Tag Archives: France

Alliance Française prize winner Volunteers in France

Peter a full-time researcher at Harvard University decided to be volunteering at La Giraudiere after winning his Alliance Française prize in the USA. The first volunteer to arrive at La Giraudière this year, Peter Chindavong, came to us from the … Continue reading

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Volunteers Explore Angoulême!

After all the volunteers had completed their long journey to Brossac and had spent the first night in their new home at La Giraudière, the group of international volunteers decided to explore Angoulême the provincial capital of the Charente department. … Continue reading

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International Volunteers arrive at Brossac City

On May, Brossac village decided to hold a fête weekend full of western adventures. This included country and western dancing, stagecoach rides, horseshoe making, mechanical bull, numerous stalls selling American themed products including cowboy hats, Texas steaks and other cuisine … Continue reading

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Volunteers & Spring arrives in France

Volunteers and Spring arrives in France Spring arrives at La Giraudiere, the wysteria is in bloom, the grass is growing, the cookoo have had their say and the birds are roosting. The village prepares for the spring fete for the … Continue reading

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Volunteer from Essex

Janis Moore volunteer office manager Janis heard about La Giraudière through an internet search and came to the program for three weeks. She worked as an office manager in London until her retirement. She wasn’t sure what to expect when … Continue reading

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