Volunteer Blog 
Sprout attracts a diverse group of volunteers from all around the world. While each volunteer’s experience is unique, all agree that the combination of hands-on experience and immersion makes volunteering with Sprout unforgettable. Don’t just take our word for it, check out what past and current volunteers have to say.

Ricardo Leandro da Costa, 2016

Hi everyone!  I’m Ricardo.  I am from Campinas, a city near Sao Paulo, in Brazil.  I have a Bachelor’s degree in Law and Social Sciences. Beside my lawyer activities, my main occupation is [...]

Jasmin Rieg, 2014

My name is Jasmin. I am 26 years old and live in Stuttgart, Germany.  I studied Education and Management and am about to start working as a highschool teacher.  My first Sprout trip was in 2014.  [...]

Federica Borrelli, 2014

My name is Federica and I come from Italy where I am studying the field of Psychology.   This field attracted me since my spirit has always been motivated to do good for others. I’ve also [...]

Nina Botsch, 2013

I’m Nina; I live in Freiburg and I’m a High school teacher. I’ve always been interested in getting to know people from all over the world, to experience different cultures and to learn new [...]

Alyssa Ulrey, 2012

Hello, everyone! I am originally from Michigan and currently reside in Colorado. I graduated from Michigan State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and am currently a Case Manager [...]

Manuela Mueller, 2013

My name is Manuela and I live in Switzerland. The city is called Aarau, located near Zurich. After high school I already knew I wanted to become a social worker but I needed a break after 14 [...]

Alberto González Güitrón, 2014

A Sprout participant once told me, “You must be in your twenties, you’re young… So, why don’t you just eat ice cream everyday?” And I honestly couldn’t think of a good reason not to follow his [...]

Ville Markus Kieloniemi, 2015

Hi all, my name is Ville Markus and I come from Finland. I hold a degree of Financial Management and I work in the retail industry at the moment. In early 2015 I volunteered three months for [...]

Annika Beuting, 2015

My name is Annika and I live in a small town in the west of Germany. I am studying social work and alongside my study, I work at a German organization for children, teenagers and adults with [...]

Luis Castilla Garcia, 2012

¡Hola a todos! I am Luis Castilla Garcia. I am from Pozoblanco, a sunny city in the south of Spain. I have just graduated from a double degree program in Industrial Engineering in France and [...]

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