October - 2015

United Kingdom

“From the moment I arrived at the airport and for the entirety of my stay I encountered great hospitality from the Gokuldham family- as that is what they are.The teachers and students are so willing to learn from us.  I think I may have learnt just as much from them! It was easy to participate, play games with the students and add my own knowledge and experience to the lessons.  The teachers were always so warm and friendly always ready to help and learn from us.  The other volunteers were wonderful with us all working together to create presentations for the students and teachers to enhance their teaching.  At the guest house we became our own little family to share the experiences with. The organization of the school and dedication to the teachings of the students was a great place to broaden my understanding of Indian life and culture, the day trips that where organized for us to visit nearby temples and historical places gave me a better understanding of the state of Gujarat and

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we felt very privileged to be invited to local homes of the teachers. I will miss the pace of life and people at Gokuldham and hope to return one day to see all of the friends that I have made and see the progress of the school.”