What is your role or relationship with CESO?
How long have you been working or volunteering with CESO?
What motivates you to work or volunteer with CESO?
I have been volunteering locally since my migration to Canada 30 years ago. The thought of helping others outside of my comfort zone was exciting, and my subsequent involvement has been fulfilling.
What is your most remarkable experience or memory of CESO?
Before the start of an assignment in Southern Kazakhstan, I helped promote a few Canadian food products on behalf of the Canadian Embassy in Astana, Kazakhstan.
Economic development is important because…
I believe financial stability is one of the key factors for people to feel secure.
What advice would you give other Volunteer Advisors?
Be open and sensitive to others’ cultural behaviour and way of thinking. Understand that our western way is not the best or the only way to get results.