Latest IESC News

Volunteer Shares Organics Expertise In Tunisia 

24-Apr-2014 Categories: Our Impact Tunisia
“Volunteering is a real world way to get outside our desires, and ourselves, to experience something new and rewarding. It’s a way to truly give, just for the satisfaction of helping others achieve a better... read more
 

A Peace Corps for Retired Executives 

31-Mar-2014
Read an interview with Thomas J. Miller, our President and CEO, in the LEADERS Magazine. What is the history of the International Executive Service Corps and how has its mission evolved? It was set up a few years after ... read more
 

Women Innovators: Cultivating New Business 

19-Mar-2014 Categories: Afghanistan Our Impact
Hakima had a great business idea – to produce organic fertilizer on a commercial scale through vermicomposting, while promoting organic farming and training women to create their own nutrient-rich compost for kitchen... read more
 

IESC's Innovative BizAIDS Africa Program Reaches 10th Anniversary 

26-Feb-2014 Categories: Press Releases
For Immediate Release: IESC’s Innovative BizAIDS Africa Program Reaches 10th Anniversary Helping Thousands of Small Businesses in Southern Africa to Cope with the Economic Impact of HIV/AIDS WASHINGTON DC, February... read more
 

Untapped Value of Baby Boomers  

26-Feb-2014
"When Tom Davis retired after 31 years as a top executive working overseas with Kimberley-Clark, he realized his experience could benefit struggling businesses in developing countries. Tom is part of that vast network of... read more
 

Volunteering as a First Step 

25-Feb-2014
"Volunteering ... can be a good way to get your foot in the door and determine whether you enjoy living and working abroad. International Executive Service Corps (www.iesc.org) recruits retirees from a variety of... read more
 

IESC Awarded Five Year Capacity Building Program in Cambodia 

21-Feb-2014 Categories: Cambodia
Washington, D.C. – IESC is pleased to announce that it has been awarded the five year Capacity Building of Cambodia’s Local Organizations Program (CBCLO), funded by the United States Agency for International Development... read more
 

English Language Courses in Afghanistan Province 

24-Jan-2014 Categories: Afghanistan Our Impact
IESC is the primary implementing organization for the Capacity Building and Change Management Program (CBCMP) for the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock in Afghanistan. The program was designed to help the... read more
 

Russian Hospitality 

Volunteer expert Richard Kahlson recalls his time in Russia just after the collapse of the Soviet Union
16-Jan-2014 Categories: Russia Volunteer Stories
Russian teatime Shortly after Perestroika, in 1996, IESC sent us to Vladimir, Russia. From American television we had the idea that Russians are rather cold and distant people who seldom... read more
 

A Second Generation Volunteer 

Father and son both dedicated to IESC's mission
10-Jan-2014 Categories: Volunteer Stories

In 1964, my father Albert E. Koehl read a story by James Reston in the New York Times about a proposed new international volunteer organization for experienced business people. He doggedly tried to contact the planners and ultimately had lunch with Frank Pace where they discussed the organization.

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