Education in the Badjao community and how it has progressed in line with UN Sustainable

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Name:Leonie O’ Donnell Location: Badjao Aiming for: Silver Award   The UN believe that obtaining a quality education is the foundation to improving people’s lives and sustainable development. While major progress has been made towards increasing access to education at all levels and increasing enrolment rates in schools particularly for women and girls, bolder efforts are needed […]

Badjao, Wow!

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Name:Ronan Bennett Location:Cebu City, Philippines. Aiming for:Silver Award About the Author:I am a final year Bachelor of Education student in Mary Immaculate College, Limerick who enjoys art and theatre. Badjao, Wow! Following a night’s sleep of the strangest quality, we arose still groggy but slightly less tired than the evening prior. Encased in a mosquito […]

Day Drops

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Name:Ronan Bennett Location:Cebu City, Philippines. Aiming for: Silver Award About the Author:I am a final year Bachelor of Education student in Mary Immaculate College, Limerick who enjoys art and theatre. Day Drops Today marked the beginning of our projects with the Badjao tribe and a long, tiresome yet rewarding day it was. Another early morning […]

The Shock of Culture

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Name:Ronan Bennett Location:Cebu City, Philippines. Aiming for: Silver Award About the Author:I am a student teacher in my final year. I enjoy working through mediums of art, literature and theatre in expressing ideas, both my own and with children in class. I look forward to using my experience in The Philippines to enrich the learning […]

Hand in Hand

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Name:Ronan Bennett Location:Cebu City, Philippines. Aiming for: Silver Award About the Author:I am a student teacher in my final year. I enjoy working through mediums of art, literature and theatre in expressing ideas, both my own and with children in class. I look forward to using my experience in The Philippines to enrich the learning […]

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 […]

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 […]