GCA Winner focus on Lynn

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Bronze winner Lynn volunteered in Thailand with EIL in 2013. For her bronze award she wrote about her reflections from her time in Thialand and her thoughts on the very real and worrying impact of Climate Change on Mekong River. “Climate Action now one of the Global Goals for Sustainable Development and history was made at COP21 in December when 195 countries adopted the first-ever […]

GCA Winner focus on Eniola

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Silver winner Eniola volunteered in Thailand with EIL in 2015.  My name is Eniola 🙂 but called Enny by pretty much everybody. I was born in Nigeria, raised in Waterford and currently studying in Dublin. I am a 3rd year general Nursing student in Trinity. I am supper bubbly, perhaps way too chatty and always with a smile. My […]

GCA Winner focus on Aoife Kirk

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Bronze winner Aoife volunteered in Mbeya with Development Perspectives in 2015.  I came across Development Perspectives’ Insight programme when I was a final year student in NUI Maynooth studying Politics. I had always wanted to travel to another continent, and I got that and much more from Insight. Insight challenged me and what I had believed about the […]

GCA Winner focus on Arthur Fachini

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Gold winner Arthur volunteered in Romania with AIESEC in 2015.  Last summer I had a volunteering experience in a project called GroW, in Romania. This project aims to give complementary education to teenagers (14-18 years) about career development, cultural understanding and leadership. It is all about empowerment! My experience as a trainer was intense and challenging. It was a […]

GCA Winner focus on Nikki Chatham

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Gold winner Nikki volunteered in Mexico with EIL in 2015.  “Hi, I’m Nikki, I live in Tallaght, Dublin and I am studying Community and Youth Work in Maynooth University. I have been activity involved in my community through volunteering from a young age. I volunteer with Foroige in Fettercairn, Tallaght and various other youth and community groups. My journey to […]

GCA Winner focus on Sile MacCormaic

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Bronze winner Sile volunteered in Uganda with Nurture Africa in 2015.  “Volunteering abroad gave me the opportunity to experience a different culture- one that I fell in love with instantly. Visiting Uganda has given me a new outlook on life and the way I see things.”   Congratulations Sile – see you on 21st May in Mansion House! To find […]

GCA Winner focus on Francesca McLoughlin

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Silver winner Francesca volunteered in Naba Disha with SUAS in 2015.  BIO/Volunteer Time: I’m Francesca. Im a Law and German student in Trinity and I’m currently living in Germany this year as part of my studies. I volunteered with the Suas Volunteer Programme 2015 and went to Kolkata to teach underprivileged children in the Naba Disha resource centres. My […]

GCA Winner focus on Karina McGinley

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Gold winner Karina McGinley volunteered in South Africa with Serve in 2014 and 2015.  YOUR VOLUNTEER TIME ‘My name is Karina. I’m a student from Donegal and I have volunteered with SERVE in South Africa in 2014 and 2015. My volunteering experiences have have opened my eyes to the gross inequalities that permeate our world and have […]