Volunteering

Rosie shares her experience empowering disadvantaged children through education and sport in Fiji. Last summer, I was a teaching and sports volunteer in Fiji with the organisation Think Pacific. Despite having previously taught at a lycée in France for eight months, my first week in Kindergarten...

From Building a Computer Lab & Sewing Studio for an Orphanage in India, to Becoming a Teen Advisor for the United Nations Foundation Every summer, my family would take a trip to India. On my birthday – August 15th – my entire family would pile into a gleaming white van...

Vestability: A student run organisation providing affordable buoyancy vests to the world’s impoverished fishing communities. A few years ago I was volunteering in Madagascar for SEED, a charity aimed at eradicating poverty and environmental degradation in the Anosy region of Madagascar. It was here that I...

Empowering Future Young Leaders from Urban and Rural Areas around France and the World My name is Amy Faulkner and I am currently interning at YES Akademia— a small for-social-profit global grassroots organisation— during my year abroad from the University of Cambridge, which I am spending in Paris....

This International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, Noah Cleary shares what his experience with Builders Beyond Borders has taught him about making a difference Builders Beyond Borders, or B3, is a non-profit organization that engages high school and college students in local and global community...

This International Literacy Day, Dan Winch shares his experience volunteering at a school that ensures poverty does not prevent children from receiving a quality education. Johannesburg. For many Westerners, the name is synonymous with danger. This is a justly deserved reputation, and not one that many South...

My Experiences as an International Citizen Service Volunteer in Burkina Faso During the summer of 2015 I spent 3 months volunteering for “Kabeela”, a non-profit organization based in Burkina Faso, West Africa. My volunteering placement was facilitated by ICS (International Citizen Service), a UK government funded...

Unlocking Cognitive Empathy, Compassion, Acceptance and Tolerance Among Youth: Music and the Young Heart A couple of years ago, my work with students across 15 schools in New Delhi to implement the Right to Education Act, which protects the right to quality education for students from disadvantaged backgrounds,...