Elimu kwa wote – Education for all

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Name: Eilís Regan Location: Ruaha in Tanzania Aiming for: Bronze Award ‘Education is education. We should learn everything and then choose which path to follow. Education is neither Eastern no Western, it is human’- Malala Yousafzai It wasn’t until I spent four weeks in the small village of Ruaha in Tanzania as part of UCDVO that I began […]

Uganda Dreaming: A Page from the Past

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Name:Sean Devaney Location:Nansana, Uganda Aiming for: Bronze Award About the Author:I travelled to Nansana in a nursing student capacity. I worked within the medical centre setting as well as in local schools and within community care. I am a regular volunteer locally and since my first international volunteering experience, I have developed a massive interest […]

Uganda Dreaming: A Page from the Past

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Name:Séan Devaney Location:Nansana, Uganda Aiming for: Bronze Award About the Author:Name: Séan Devaney. Location: Nansana, Uganda. Aiming For: Bronze Award. About the Author: I spent time in Uganda with Nurture Africa in the student nurse capacity Uganda Dreaming: A Page from the Past This is an entry from my diary that I kept whilst in Uganda……….the […]

Nansana: The Rolex of Uganda

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  Name:Séan Devaney Location:Nansana, Uganda Aiming forBronze Award About the Author:Name: Séan Devaney Location:Nansana, Uganda Aiming for:Bronze Award About the Author: I volunteered in Nansana, Uganda with Nurture Africa in a first year nursing student capacity. I had always wanted to volunteer abroad, and having a keen interest in the HIV area, I knew this […]

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 […]

Lifeskills Training In Kapsenda

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Name:Aoife O’Hanlon Location:Londiani (Kenya) Aiming for:&Bronze Award About the Author:I am 24 years old and currently working in Emc. I graduated from UCC last year with a joint degree in Economics and Sociology. This was my first time volunteering abroad and it has been an unforgettable eye-opening experience. Lifeskills Training In Kapsenda My second week […]

First Week In Londiani

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Name:Aoife O’Hanlon Location:Londiani (Kenya) Aiming for:&Bronze Award About the Author:I am 24 years old and currently working in Emc. I graduated from UCC last year with a joint degree in Economics and Sociology. This was my first time volunteering abroad and it has been an unforgettable eye-opening experience. First Week In Londiani So where do […]

Beware of volunteers doing good!

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Name:Katie Fitzpatrick Location:The Philippines Aiming for:&Bronze Award About the Author:Community Musician and Student Music Therapist from Co. Clare Beware of volunteers doing good! “An entire industry has sprouted out of voluntourism as it increases in popularity, possibly equal to the increase in global inequality. As the gap between rich and poor widens, so too it […]