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Wednesday 29 December 2004

Volunteer

Hi all,


This is in response to requests from a couple of you in the group who
were asking for details of NGOs .

Rose whose mail I am forwarding is a leading consultant for various
NGOs in and around south India and has worked extensively with the group
mentioned.

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Dear all :

Many of us are wondering in what ways we can make a difference , even
small , and help the many thousands of people affected by the Tsunami .
Among the many many creditable efforts that are going on , a network
of NGO ( 600 NGO's networked as the Social Action Movement - SAM )
that i know very well and work with , is engaged in relief in the
coastal areas particularly cuddalore, nagapattinam, kaniyakumari and near
chennai .


I have been in touch with them about what would help and just now it is
money ( to buy clothing, sheets, blankets and food and water for
distribution) . They would also welcome volunteers, as many villages still
have bodies that have not been recovered , and volunteers for
distribution. They would also welcome doctors.

For those of you who would like to send money you could make a DD
payable at Dindigul to
CEDA Trust ( which is coordinating the effort on behalf of the SAM
network)

And send it to
L Antonysamy ( State Chief Convenor Social action Network )
CEDA Trust
98A Kooturavu Nagar
Opp Beschi College
Dindigul, Tamil Nadu
624005

ph : 0451 2431090

Professional couriers is the easiest way to reach the DD ( as all
couriers do not service the area ) If you would prefer to courier the DD to
me and for me to send it along to them thro professional courier that
is also fine . CEDA Trust had applied for 80 G two years back - but
the usual bureaucratic wrangles came in and they do not have it. Tony is
hopeful that in the current circumstances the authorities will be
humane and give it so that for those of you who wish to get a tax benefit,
that will also be there . I can vouch for the credibility of this group
and that the money and relief will go to those who need it. This again
is not to say that the other efforts are any less credible., Happy to
answer any queries . ( my address and contact details below )

best
Rose

Learning Network
N 48, 9th B Main
Sector XI Jeevan Bima Nagar
Bangalore 560075
India

tel : +91 80 56988187
cell: +91 98454 03773








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25 Comments Post a Comment
Anonymous Anonymous said :

I am a 33 year old attorney working in the States, and would very much like to help the South-East Asian Tsunami victims in any way that I can. Several years ago I spent about six months in the area and its people hold a special place in my heart. I would be willing to travel to any area where help is needed, either immediately or any time in the near future. Any suggestions as to what I can to or who I can contact?

Wed Dec 29, 08:39:00 PM IST  
Anonymous Anonymous said :

My name is Fabio Souza located in Brazil, I am 26 years old and I am available for the next month in order to work as volunteer in any part of the disaster at Asia. I have got a number of skills including IT , carpenter, mecanic engeneering... but aso willy to do anything to help.
Please do not hesitate to contact me as soon you need someone. You can reach me in the following email address: fcoelhodesouza@yahoo.com

Wed Dec 29, 10:12:00 PM IST  
Blogger Loki said :

My name is Loki and i'd very much like to volunteer in SE Asia to help with whatever. Please do not hesitate to contact me via e-mail (louwtjie@gmail.com) or by phone +27 84 752 0179.

Wed Dec 29, 10:28:00 PM IST  
Anonymous Anonymous said :

My name is Leon Huang, I want to help the people there. I can be reached at (613)864-1682. I can spend my holiday time working there as volunteer, i am available from now until end of Jan.

pls contact me by email: leon_lhuang@hotmail.com

Repects to you all!

Wed Dec 29, 10:40:00 PM IST  
Anonymous Anonymous said :

Hello, my name is Laura and I live in Cincinnati, Ohio. I am able to volunteer up to 2 weeks in SE Asia and I can leave ASAP. Please let me know what I can do to help! You can reach me at 001-513-237-2968 or @ laura.femia@suntrust.com

Wed Dec 29, 11:59:00 PM IST  
Anonymous Anonymous said :

I am Zoe, I am a nurse and I have spent alot of time in s.e asia, particuarly india. my skills are in co-ordination, advice and welfare. e-mail, eoz@eoz15.fsnet.co.uk. I can give any time required.

Thu Dec 30, 01:44:00 AM IST  
Blogger Wai said :

Hi, my name is Wai, I'm 32 year old male, speak English and Chinese, physically and mentally strong, have background in civil engineering, and Red Cross certifications in CPR and First Aid. I could travel to your area and volunteer for one month or more. Please contact me at nioc@msn.com.

Thu Dec 30, 09:11:00 AM IST  
Blogger jerin said :

hi my name is jerinim 22 years old, i live in Chengannur, 30(approx) kilometers from kollam, a place in kerala badly hit and i would like to help,i would like to volunteer..if anyone can help please let me know,
my numbers are 9447126333(mobile)
0479-2457567(r)

Thu Dec 30, 10:12:00 AM IST  
Anonymous Anonymous said :

Hello guys, I applaud your willingness to want to volunteer yourselves for this, I am very much willing to volunteer as well..but my question is, will the respective NGOs see our entries if we post them here? Or perhaps we need to contact them directly? A lot of times people who like to volunteer themselves(people like us I guess) don't contact the right people or organizations so that we can provide our help and because of this, no one contacts us and we end up not volunteering.

I think that we should form a mailing list for everyone who is willing to volunteer and spread it around for anyone willing to join it. At the same time we should find organizations(their volunteer contact representive especially) and forward the information in our mailing list to them so that they can contact us. This is just a suggesstion as I think that many people will volunteer themselves but are just not sure of where and whom to contact.

My email is at moppiedude@yahoo.co.uk . I also have yahoo messenger using the same email address. Maybe we can talk about it asap.

I hope that I have not confused anyone with what I have written. I hope to hear from you guys soon.

Cheers, Prash Naidu
moppiedude@yahoo.co.uk

Thu Dec 30, 04:28:00 PM IST  
Anonymous Anonymous said :

This is in response to the need of volunteers posted earlier.I am Samuel Harris representing a team.We are a team of 5 ready to work in the relief operations.Preferably in Tamilnadu,since we know the local language.We tried calling a few organisations but they dont need people now.WE ARE READY TO COME ANYTIME.KINDLY CONTACT US ANYTIME 93888 18031, 098954 68788.Thanks

Thu Dec 30, 04:49:00 PM IST  
Anonymous Anonymous said :

Our names are Andre, Daniel and Gustavo, we are from Brazil and we wish to help as volunteers at the regions affected by the Tsunami. We do have the will to face this disaster and act to provide the best aid to the people. Anyone who knows some manner to do that through some organisation please contact us at andre_bianchini@yahoo.com

Thu Dec 30, 04:55:00 PM IST  
Anonymous Anonymous said :

Hello, my name is Teresa and I live in Palestine, Israel. I am able to volunteer up to 2 weeks in SE Asia and I can leave ASAP. Please let me know what I can do to help! You can reach me at 011-972-2-290-2377 tater_girl22@yahoo.com

Thu Dec 30, 05:13:00 PM IST  
Blogger jonathan said :

our names are james mathew and jonathan from england,we realy want to help in a physical way the people affected by the tsunami.we can come now or when ever we are needed.we have skills in demolition and construction,2 of us are machine opperaters,and we specialise in tree removal,so if any one needs us please contact us.we will help with any tasks.please give us the opportunity to make a differance.
contact me at
rhinostomper@yahoo.com or

Thu Dec 30, 08:49:00 PM IST  
Blogger Denise said :

MY NAME IS DENISE A. I AM AVAILABLE TO TRAVEL TO S.E. ASIA IMMEDIATELY TO HELP OUT IN ANY WAY THAT I CAN. I HAVE AN EDUCATION IN PHYSIOTHERAPY AND OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY, AS WELL AS FIRST AID AND CPR. I HAVE EXPERIENCE WORKING WITH INDIVIDUALS WITH SERIOUS INJURIES, AND HAVE EXTENSIVE KNOWLEDGE / EXPERIENCE WITH POST-TRAUMA SURVIVORS. I ALSO HAVE EXPERIENCE WORKING IN CONSTRUCTION AND HAVE RECIEVED ALL OF THE NECESSARY VACCINATIONS. PLEASE LET ME KNOW IF THERE IS ANYTHING AT ALL THAT I CAN VOLUNTEER FOR. I AM IN ONTARIO, CANADA. MY EMAIL ADDRESS IS: DALBIN@FLEMINGC.ON.CA OR YOU CAN CONTACT ME AT: 705.761.3364 OR 705.741.4976 MY PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU. I AM AVAILABLE UNTIL AT LEAST JANUARY 11TH, 2005.
DENISE ALBIN

Thu Dec 30, 08:57:00 PM IST  
Anonymous Anonymous said :

Jennifer Nguyen
sex: female
age: 20
location: Houston, Texas

I want to help!

contact me at jenthinguyen@hotmail.com

Thu Dec 30, 09:31:00 PM IST  
Blogger Io1004 said :

My name is Lucio. I am willing to go and volunteer in any of the disaster areas for as long as needed. I am a 32 year old hard worker and have 10 years experience dealing with crisis intervention, mentally ill, problem solving and overall ministry.
I would need financial assistance to get over there.
Please contact
noyolal@yahoo.com 503 753 0504

Fri Dec 31, 02:01:00 AM IST  
Anonymous Anonymous said :

hi my name is edwin iam a qualified anatomical pathology technician ,i have considerable knowledge in the field of morbid anatomy ,i am ready to give my serviices to you in any way i can im able to deal with all proffesionals at any level within this particular field ,please pass this on to any services that may require my unconditional help contact myself as follows.graham watson telephone 01753682904 or 07881931836 07770415324 all numbers are english or e mail liz.tilley@slh.com. please help me to help others who are less fortunate god bless you all ed x x x

Fri Dec 31, 08:12:00 PM IST  
Anonymous Anonymous said :

My name is Thomas Lee, 36, from Kuala Lumpur. I am available from now until end of Jan. I can speak Mandarin, English, B.Melayu & French. My strength is organising, coordinating & administrative works. Please do not hesistate to email me at mengkai2004@lycos.com if you need me.

Mon Jan 03, 11:07:00 AM IST  
Anonymous Anonymous said :

Australian male, ready to help out IMMEDIATELY wherever I could be of assistance. Will be able to pay all travel and living expenses for anywheer up to 6 months.

Anyone know of any place or anyone that needs help, please let me know.

Dave
dave69@gmail.com

Mon Jan 03, 06:39:00 PM IST  
Anonymous Anonymous said :

I am working part time for a consulting firm. I have years of experience in IT, and project management. Some experience also in personnel management, construction, GIS....

I would like to help somehow. Already donated to several orgs.

tom.held@theoaklandgroup.com

Tue Jan 04, 01:40:00 AM IST  
Anonymous Anonymous said :

Hello. My name is Judith and I am willing to help voluteer when/if I am needed. I am young, healthy, and a very hard worker. I am great with people and would love to work overseas with the people or specifically children. If there is any help needed in this area please contact me at island@rushmore.com. Thank you.

Wed Jan 05, 04:14:00 AM IST  
Anonymous Anonymous said :

Hi im a 21 yr old man with first aid skills, that include patient extraction and life saving skills i am also posses handy building skils. i can read read maps and hope that someone in the south east asia area would need my skills! im also ready to go and do any job possible! i am available to come out after the 20th of this month for any time up to 1 month! if ne1 can help me find out who i can contact please let me know as soon as possible! my email address is karime_hassan@hotmail.com

Fri Jan 07, 12:50:00 AM IST  
Blogger Trevor said :

My name is Trevor McGrath, i am a 25 year old Plumber from Chicago. I am sure my skills could be utilized in some way, especially dealing with all of the water that has flooded the regions. I am Certified in CPR for the professional rescuer, and First Aid. If you could use me at all I would gladly be willing to help.

email; carol.mcg@sbcglobal.net

T. mcgrath

Fri Jan 07, 02:28:00 AM IST  
Anonymous Anonymous said :

Hi! I am a 19 year old college student from Wisconsin willing to help at anytime. My ENTIRE family would like to go overseas at anytime, to anywhere, to help. I have been searching the internet relentlessly for groups needing volunteers to go over, but to no avail, i have found non. If you know how i can contact someone about going overseas, please, please email me at
bballscreamer@hotmail.com
THANKS!!!

Sat Jan 08, 06:59:00 AM IST  
Anonymous Anonymous said :

I am a Canadian,,,my name is John,,and I am a Master Builder and construction supervisor. I have over 30yrs exp. I am a Journey certified carpenter and sheet-metal worker. I have vast knowledge and experience in all aspects of con'st including concrete and foundations, building, roofing, plumbing, and sheet metal. I am also an experienced planner, and estimater as well as a highly ski9lled supervisor. I am willing to give up 2-6 months of my time as a volenteer in any of the Tsunami regions who could benefit from any or all of my skills. Please contact me at,,,,,,,,,,,paphigliano@yahoo.com,,,John.

Tue Jan 25, 06:09:00 AM IST