AFS – Connecting lives sharing cultures.
Theme: 100 Volunteers 100 years.
Three teachers namely Taranum Syed , Pervaiz Ahmad and Fazeelat Yasin, from DPS, Srinagar represented AFS India, Chapter Srinagar at Malaysia. This was a golden opportunity for all the volunteers to exchange and explore new traditions and cultures.
Volunteers from Philippines, Indonesia, Germany, Italy, South Africa, France and India were a part of this Volunteer Exchange Program me.
The volunteers from India were sent to different chapters of Malaysia namely Kuantan , Perlis and Kelantan,, where they lived with the host families and experienced Malaysian culture, tradition, ways of living, hospitality and cuisine.
They got a chance to visit various Universities, Rapha homes, temples ,caves, mosques and museums where they learned about the education system and the art and architecture of these beautiful places. In fact at the charity homes they were able to bring a smile on the faces of underprivileged children by conducting various activities.