Volunteers’ testimonials

Read the stories of those who took the opportunities!

27 de Março de 2017.

Living in the Residence

My first thought was that it was in an amazing location, within spitting distance of the ocean and with many restaurants and beautiful buildings surrounding it. There would be no difficulty in finding somewhere to spend my evenings. The term ‘university residence’ conjures up many different pictures to different people. Having been exceptionally lucky during my own time at university […]
23 de Março de 2017.

Madeiran Heritage

This is why heritage can be shared and spread by anybody. We are a group of international volunteers, coming from different countries to promote, preserve and present the material and immaterial heritage of Madeira. The sweatshirts we wear whilst doing this read „Madeiran Heritage – Sharing our legacy“, because that is what we are doing, sharing the legacy of Madeira. The […]
20 de Março de 2017.

What impressed me the most

The thing that struck me the most about the Jesuits’ College was the look of the students’ courtyard. Mostly because of the fact that I have a degree in landscape architecture and I have a slightly different perception of the public spaces. I still remember the first thought that came to my head when I first saw it “what a […]
13 de Março de 2017.

My first week

In this moment, after one week I can say that I am a lucky person for taking part in this project. I have been here for a week, and I like the people, the weather, the residence, the food, everything. About the work, I like it, cause the tourist are so polite, and my partners are so friendly, they always […]