Name: Stefanie Weikhardt
Role with World Unite!: Coordinator in León/Nicaragua
Languages: English, Spanish, German, Portuguese, French, Italian
Stefanie is a coordinator and providing support services to our participants in León/Nicaragua. She was a World Unite! participant in 2011 as a student of social work in León and returned after her MSc graduation.
What do you enjoy most about working at World Unite!?
I really enjoy seeing participants making great experiences
What place in Nicaragua do you find most enjoyable to spend your leisure time at?
On the beach.
What is your favourite local food, and where can it be found?
My favourite food is gallo pinto, and it can be found everywhere :)
What should participants coming to Nicaragua make sure not to miss?
Participants should be very sure to prepare themselves for the heat! And seeing the famous Alfombras at Semana Santa.
Do you have any hobbies or special interest, and where can you do your hobbies in León?
Rueda de Salsa at different dancing schools
What is the most memorable episode that you have experienced with a World Unite! participant?
After a volunteer who was a nurse by profession had very good experiences during her assignment in a hospital in León, she decided to go back to school to study Medicine in her home country.