Name: Luca Bersano

Nationality: Italian

Country of Assignment: Ethiopia

Area of work: ICT

Where in the world have you travelled?

Europe and Africa.

Where did you grow up?

Settimo Torinese, Torino, Italy.

What did you study in university?

MS ICT engineering.

What are the best and worst jobs you have had?

The best was gardening, and the worst was as a software engineer in a public company in  crisis.

Why did you apply for the UNV programme?

To be useful.

Describe a day in your life as a UNV.

Most of my daytime work life is in front of a pc, otherwise I am at meetings. Nights are spent out and about in the many restaurants nearby, sometimes I would venture out to a music club, cinema, reading and writing. My transportation is mainly made with taxis, I miss biking!

What is the best part of your UNV assignment?

To have good co-workers.

What is the least favourite part of your UNV assignment?

To be restless and to get giardias.

Has your UNV assignment reached/not reached your expectations?

So far so good.

Would you recommend the UNV programme to other people and why?

Not to time wasters. Being a UNV Volunteer takes commitment.


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