24. 07. 2010
They really are little and loud…

Fote Volunteers: Max and Sarah

Michelle is currently in the Solomon Islands with new volunteers but we are so very sorry to say that we never posted our last volunteers’ account of their experience in Fote.  We are...

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10. 02. 2010
building a strong foundation

Volunteer Work at Fote Primary School By Mark Walker

When approached by my brother, John, with the idea of doing some volunteer work in the Solomon Islands, my first question was, where’s the Solomon Islands? Apart from hearing the name once or...

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10. 12. 2008
December 4 2008. Alexandria resident, Michelle Roldan who is rallying support from news.com readers to raise funds for needy chi

A loud voice of hope (Article from Sydney Central Magazine)

A tropical holiday to the Solomon Islands turned into something of a vocation for 25-year-old Alexandria resident Michelle Roldan. She and her friend Mirjam Verkleij travelled to the small island of Malaita, where...

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10. 11. 2008
Mirjam with a local

Some of the best kids you’ll ever meet (Article from News.com.au)

MIRJAM Verkleij, 25, is a nurse who was the first of the Little and LOUD team to work at Fote Village. Here she tells us how the vision started. Going to the Solomon...

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10. 11. 2008
Michelle with the Locals

What I saw at Fote Village moved me (Article from News.com.au)

MICHELLE Roldan is a 25-year-old graphic designer from Sydney who first went to the Solomon Islands for a creative holiday break Here she tells what it was like on her first visit to...

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10. 11. 2008
Island smile ... Rhoda Lazo with some of the locals

“Humbled by immense human spirit” (Article from News.com.au)

RHODA Lazo is 33-year-old online producer who lives in Sydney. Here she tells how going to the Solomons changed her life. When I made the trip to Fote and met the children the...

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14. 07. 2008
The Story

The Story

It’s inevitable that you get reflective after having just experienced something so unexpected but unforgettable. Here’s a roughly composed article of what I scribbled when I arrived home from the Solomons.

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13. 07. 2008
“Reach for the moon, so that if you don’t quite make it you can at least land on the stars”

“Reach for the moon, so that if you don’t quite make it you can at least land on the stars”

I read that once on a greeting card. I felt like it was giving me a high five because I grew up with a similar philosophy that on average, you only really get...

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