The Risk to Gender equality

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Name:Cormac Pope Location:Thailand Aiming for: Gold Award About the Author:I have huge interest in travelling, experiencing new cultures and a strong passion for global sustainability The Risk to Gender equality The Risk to Gender Equality by Cormac Pope In the last year the world seems to be walking backwards in terms of human rights, heading down […]

Stories of South India

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Name:Orla Casey Location:Delhi and South India Aiming for:Silver Award About the Author:In 2012 I volunteered with UCDVO in St Anthony’s School in the slums of Sangam Vihar, Delhi. In 2016 I returned to India to Care and Share Charitable Trust in Vijayawada as a student leader on the South India Project. Stories of South India […]

Respect and consent.

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Name:Roseanna Shanahan Location:South India Aiming for: Gold Award About the Author:I am a 3rd year science student who has been involved with UCDVO for the past 3 years I have volunteered twice in India and I am hoping to stay in development in the future. Respect and consent. Women all over the world face disrespect and […]

Why sponsor?

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Name:Geraldine O’Brien Location:Uganda Aiming for:Silver Award About the Author:A newly qualified nurse from Waterford, whose making a third trip to Uganda this July Why sponsor? It’s always in the media, TV in particular, to help a child – pleas to sponsor overseas, to give a child a chance in life despite their circumstances. I made […]

A visit to C.E.A.R

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Name:Neil Mc Ardle Location:Nicaragua Aiming for:Gold Award About the Author:I am a 28 year old Linguistic student who loves meeting new communities and embarrassing myself in as many social situations as possible! A visit to C.E.A.R CEAR I spent most of my time in Nicaragua at CEAR (Centre for Alternative Rural Education) in Telpochcalli, or […]

Construction life in Nicaragua

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Name:Neil Mc Ardle Location:Nicaragua Aiming for:Gold Award About the Author:I am a 28 year old linguistics student who loves meeting new communities and embarrassing myself in as many social situations as possible! Construction life in Nicaragua Despite having lived in tropic countries before and working in construction here in Ireland, I was seriously overwhelmed by […]

A meeting with Trocaire

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Name:Neil Mc Ardle Location:Nicaragua Aiming for:Gold Award About the Author:I am a 28 year old linguistics student who loves meeting new communities and embarrassing myself in as many social situations as possible! A meeting with Trocaire Trocaire On a personal note this was quite a proud day for me to meet with Trocaire representatives in […]