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It is Not a Dream

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I would like to share this letter to all worldpulse's sisters to read - I hope you all will continue to post your stories on Pulsewire and I also encourage you all apply for the third annual Voices of Our Future application in the next upcoming months.

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Last night on April 29th 2011 at 10:00pm Cambodia Time, I was interviewed by our amazing worldpulse founder, Jensine Larsen, Rachael and Scott for the World Pulse Media and Speaking Tour in the US this fall. I was so emotional, excited, nervous, and happy to speak to the three amazing World Pulse’s family in the fist time. When they started asking me questions, my tear was coming as well as I was answering – I know it was not my dream to be interviewed last night but I sometime thought I was in a dream to hear Ms. Jensine’s sweet voice and also talked to our lovely Rachael and Scott. It was my first time to speak since I came to Worldpulse and was selected for the Voices of Our Future Training Program, I went to the Internet Café waiting Scott called me in – it was also the first time I went outside at night around 9:00 – 11:00pm. I needed to spend 30 minutes to get to the internet café and 30 minutes to leave there for my home (only a few internet cafés open till 11:00pm) so it is why I need to ride far from my home. Anyways, my father who went with me so I felt not scared anything because I was with my beloved father.

22 minutes were over, Rachael asked me one question but I am really sorry I can’t get clearly what she meant as the internet there wasn’t so good to continue our conversation or I think because the electricity might be disconnected soon so I wasn’t able to hear Rachael clearly for the full question, I am really sorry Rachael. I will always be with Worldpulse to welcome my new friends, write more articles, and communicate with women and men around the corner so I do promise everyone I won’t leave World Pulse at all – it is a place to bring my life brighter so World Pulse is my best friend in my life. So Scott, I will be here on the Pulsewire always.

As Rachael emailed us the previous days reminded us that this 2010 Voices of Our Future Correspondent will be closed on May so before it is closed, I would like to post this writing to say good bye as we need to move our posts to another amazing group – VOF Correspondents’ Network but I just want to post here for the last time to have my writing on 2010 VOF Correspondent because I really miss this group so much.

I know the final selection is so difficult to narrow down only 3, even I am not on the final award-winning but I will use what I have learned from World Pulse, The Voices of Our Future Training Program to spread out more in my country Cambodia. In here, the new media or learning through media is still so low for all of us – we don’t understand the value of learning and communicating through the web 2.0 neither using media to address the social issues but I am strongly believe Media will change their lives as me as I did.

Without Humor, Life Sucks...
Without Courage, Life is Hard...
Without Support, Life is Hopeless...
Without Dream, Life is Dark...
Without Friends on World Pulse, My Life is Impossible...

So the last, I would love to express my feeling how I am excited, happy, inspired, encouraged, supported from all my friends, sisters and brother on World Pulse especially Jensine, Rachael, Scott, Janice, Jade, Olutosin, sister Usha, Aimee, Ruth, my midwife Liz, my mentor Monica, Nilima, NI NI, sister Emie, sister Harmony, Inshar, Ruun, Vivian, sister Martha, Fungai, Beatrice and my others fellow correspondents! You all have made my life brighter. It is not my dream to know you all and be a Voices of Our Future Correspondent. I am really proud to be your friend and a correspondent! Good Bye 2010 Voices of Our Future Correspondent, I will miss you always even I move my posts to VOF Correspondent’s Network.

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usha kc's picture

hey,,, dear,, World pulse

hey,,, dear,, World pulse is same for all of us. It has provided us lots of opportunities to be involved within,,among all of us.
You are so sweet sister for me you always touch me via your feelings in writting, I admire you dear.
keep it up to write , to share, to inspire.
I always love to have your voice here.
go on and on you have very brght future!! my best wishes..

Sarvina's picture

Hey Usha didi, Yeah it is

Hey Usha didi,

Yeah it is inspring me and you all are supporting and encouraging me so everything is so amazing for my life after I found worldpulse. Through this, I have known you, Nilima, sister Emie, sister NI NI, sister Harmony, Ruun Abdi, and many amazing women more. I know my life wouldn't have been good if I hadn't found World Pulse.

I really thanks to you for your sweet words.....you always give me courage! I am also here to listen your story:)

Love,

Sarvina

Regards,

Sarvina from Cambodia
VOF 2011 Correspondent

bounce's picture

thank you

for your voice and the story of your interview - going out at night safe with your beloved Dad to the internet cafe for the interview. you carry all our voices with you whether you are part of the final three or not.
thinking of you and wishing you peace and courage

Sarvina's picture

Thank you so much lovely

Thank you so much lovely sister, Bounce! I know it must be so difficult for them to select the final award-winning and I also know I will feel sad when I am not selected, anyways, I believe on Worldpulse as it always gives me many opportunies ready to make my life better and I will spread out more about this amazing platform, esp. our VOF training to my university, workplace and other friends coz I think this training is wonderful to make us stronger, more confident and also know how to write article like Profile, frontline, Oped and feature story....it is the great benefit that we get from the VOF training.

I am sending love, care and miss to you!

Sarvina

Regards,

Sarvina from Cambodia
VOF 2011 Correspondent

olutosin's picture

Wait there...

I love this post, but this is not the last time of your posting there, thei is the begining of the journey......I love you sis....

Olutosin Oladosu Adebowale
Founder/Project Coordinator
Star of Hope Transformation Centre
512 Road
F Close
Festac Town
Lagos-Nigeria

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Sarvina's picture

Hi sister Olutosin, Thanks so

Hi sister Olutosin,

Thanks so much for writing me this lovely comment! Yeah it is not finished but just begun. I love you too:)

Sending you lots of Love and Hug,

Sarvina

Regards,

Sarvina from Cambodia
VOF 2011 Correspondent

AchiengNas's picture

Sarvina Dear...

You are an inspiration! Riding at 10-11pm is a big sacrifice. First thank you very much for the nights you walked/rode in the dark, the internet trouble you hard while trying to write and empower us "around the world" and Cambodia at large.

You deserve this selection of the 3, my prayers to you dear. I will rejoice for the best three and join hands with all the 30. We need to strengthen this network of 30, come-up with a strong model role; as for me I dream of world class business, Some day I will sit with the most challenging business women and men talking business. Whatever you dream of, lets join our hands together.

There are sisters and a brother I have not pin-thanked; Jade, Olutosin, Aimee,Emilia Zozobrado,Fungai, Ruth Beedle, William, Anna Sontag, Usha, Mariam, Monica, Nilima, NI NI, Harmony, Insha Allah, Warona,Vivian, Martha, Emilia Ayo, Halima, Mei, Rudzanimbilu, Karen Rozier, Everly, Bounce, tainadelsol, the list is long, if by accident your name is missing here and you feel it, hit me by responding to this comments, I will forever remember and cherish each one of you. Friends forever!

What a life without WorldPulse?! I can not imagine where best I can use my voice, have caring friends, have listening ears, grab global opportunities and feel peaceful than WorldPulse. With or without the trip to US, I am a forever daughter of WorldPulse. This is just the beginning.

Loving you,
Beatrice

I believe everybody has the potential to live a better life. Given the Opportunity, Education and Motivation ANYONE can become someone admirable. Nobody is a NOBODY, everybody is SOMEBODY.

Sarvina's picture

Many thanks for your kindest

Many thanks for your kindest words! However, I am selected or not is okay. I am always with Worldpulse, I am sure I will have another opportunity through this World Pulse - I have known many friends around the world. I also got another job also after I was selected as a correspondent, it means so much for my life.

Each of you here is inspiring me!

Wish you best of Luck!

Love,

Sarvina

Regards,

Sarvina from Cambodia
VOF 2011 Correspondent

Sarvina,

You are an extraordinary young woman with powerful words and ideas flowing through you. Congratulations on being selected as a delegate for this year's World Pulse American speaking tour. May your path be vibrant with great ideas to bring back to your country and may the women in ours understand what it is to stand for something far greater than self.
Have a phenomEnal year!

Naturally grateful,
Kat Haber

"Know thyself." ~ Plato

HARMONY's picture

Hi sweetsis, You are part of

Hi sweetsis,

You are part of the pulse! You are already a winer and you will continue to be the voice of many in Cambodia wether you are amoung the three or not.

Trust your HOPES, not your fears... Harmony

Sarvina's picture

Hi lovely sister, Yeah you

Hi lovely sister,

Yeah you too...are part of the pulse, we are the winner. Of course I will always continue to be the voice of Cambodian women and girls. I know it is the difficult selection and I haven't thought I will be selected among three too. Thanks so much sister for your encouragement! I am happy and excited even not selected. No worry sweet sister:)

Love,

Sarvina

Regards,

Sarvina from Cambodia
VOF 2011 Correspondent

SAsong's picture

Wishing you the best!

Your commitment and writing were beautiful and informative. Thanks for continued pieces that inspired and motivated me. I hope you get selected as one of the three, for you would be an incredible representative! Best!

Sarvina's picture

Hi Sasong! Thanks so much for

Hi Sasong! Thanks so much for your sweet comment!

Love,

Sarvina

Regards,

Sarvina from Cambodia
VOF 2011 Correspondent

Emie Zozobrado's picture

Hi Sarvina!

Sister Sarvina, we're happy for all of you! We know whoever will make it will carry all our hearts as they speak their pieces in the media and speaking tour. Take our all-out support and all the best...

Always,
Emie Zozobrado

Sarvina's picture

Thanks so much sister Emie

Thanks so much sister Emie for your inspiring comment!

Love,

Sarvina

Regards,

Sarvina from Cambodia
VOF 2011 Correspondent

Amei's picture

Congratulations dear Sarvina

I am so happy for you. You truley deserve to be selected. You have been an inspiration and a wonderful person. I am so fortunate to have met you. I will be with World Pulse and continue to keep in touch with you.

Enjoy your trip to state and make us all proud. I love your little poem

Without Humor, Life Sucks...
Without Courage, Life is Hard...
Without Support, Life is Hopeless...
Without Dream, Life is Dark...
Without Friends on World Pulse, My Life is Impossible...

All the best.

You have my support to make you feel hopeful.
You have my love to make you smile.
You will get my humor to make you laugh
You believe in yourself to make you strong
You have my friendship to make your dreams possible.

With love
Amei

Sarvina's picture

Hi Amei, Thanks so much for

Hi Amei,

Thanks so much for your inspiring comment! I do love your short poem too...it is meaningful. Wonderful, we will be with World Pulse and continue to keep in touch with everyone.

Love,

Sarvina

Regards,

Sarvina from Cambodia
VOF 2011 Correspondent

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