Volunteers Wanted For The Syrian Resettlement Project

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A Dutch woman who moved to Ireland over 30 years ago is encouraging others to help teach Syrian Refugees English.

Mieke Scholte works with the Resettlement Project helping immigrants in Offaly integrate with the community.

It comes as this week marks World Volunteering Week – where people around the globe are encouraged to put themselves forward to help others.

She says being separated through a language barrier is harrowing: