Indian Discoveries

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Name:Mary Location:India Aiming for:&Bronze Award About the Author:My name is Mary Hickey, I am a primary school teacher from Rathmore in Co.Kerry. Last Summer I was fortunate enough to travel with Global schoolroom to Bodhjungnagar in North East India. I traveled with two other Irish teachers and together we worked with our Indian teacher counterparts […]

A critical perspective of short term volunteering

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Name:Eva Mahon Location:South India Aiming for:Silver Award About the Author:I am a 2nd year Commerce student who volunteered with UCDVO South India Project last summer A critical perspective of short term volunteering Volunteering is defined as an offer or commitment to help someone out of free will. Volunteering overseas is often something that is criticised, […]

Money as an indicator of happiness

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Name:Eva Mahon Location:South India Aiming for:Silver Award About the Author:This summer I volunteered with UCDVO in South India with Care & Share Money as an indicator of happiness As a business student, and having been overloaded with theories about money and wealth, I was somewhat under the impression that money leads to happiness. You start […]