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AFS Volunteers Awarded for Changemaking Initiatives

Changemaking is in the DNA of AFSers. Our volunteers facilitate intercultural experiences that are as life-changing to themselves as they are to AFS program participants. AFS volunteers dare to create…

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A great experience for the whole family

This morning we left for work while the kids were still asleep. I left a note on the fridge saying, “Lunch is on the stove”. That is nothing unusual, except…

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Just do it. Jump in!

We have always loved the idea of having a student from abroad live with us as we felt it would be a great experience for our girls to learn lots…

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An enriching cultural experience

We gained a lot by hosting Davis for a year, this experience helped us understand that each culture is different, and that no culture is better or worse than any…

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Getting immersed in a new culture

I’m Zeineb, an AFS student from Tunisia in China and I’m writing to talk you about my first month here. I’ve always wanted to be an exchange student and now…