• Goal 1
    End poverty in all its forms everywhere
  • Goal 2
    End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture
  • Goal 3
    Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages
  • Goal 4
    Ensure inclusive and quality education for all and promote lifelong learning
  • Goal 5
    Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls
  • Goal 6
    Ensure access to water and sanitation for all
  • Goal 7
    Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all
  • Goal 8
    Promote inclusive and sustainable economic growth, employment and decent work for all
  • Goal 9
    Build resilient infrastructure, promote sustainable industrialization and foster innovation
  • Goal 10
    Reduce inequality within and among countries
  • Goal 11
    Make cities inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable
  • Goal12
    Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns
  • Goal 13
    Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts
  • Goal 14
    Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources
  • Goals 15
    Sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, halt and reverse land degradation, halt biodiversity loss
  • Goal 16
    Promote just, peaceful and inclusive societies
  • Goal 017
    Revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development
  • Sustainable Development Goals Global Goals
    A set of global goals to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all

A Second Family – Leah Farrell – UCDVO I spent two consecutive summers volunteering in North East India and by the time those two years ended I had both an eye-opening life changing experience and a new family. From bucket showers to sweaty planning meetings to cheering each other up with singsongs we became one […]

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  Simplicity is the essence of happiness – Fiona Breen – UCDVO In this reflective piece, I will reflect on how a typical day would play out for myself and my fellow volunteers whilst on placement. In June 2018, five other volunteers and I journeyed to the South of India, located near a town called […]

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  Putting the Quality in Education – Sadhbh O’Connor – Suas All my life I have been told that education is everything. I have been inspired by my great grandmother, one of the first female graduates of UCD. I have been inspired by Malala Yousafzai and her belief in the power of a pen. Whilst […]

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  “Life Below Water: The Turtle Sanctuary in Barra” – Kathleen Kenna – EIL Intercultural LearningI was beginning to realise as a volunteer you have to expect the unexpected and do your best to adapt and cope. Laura, my local mentor, informed me that there was a 2 week summer camp at the turtle sanctuary. […]

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  “Education : A right not a privilege” – Shónagh SmithBefore I traveled to India I was told multiple times by friends, family and strangers about how awful it is that not every child is receiving a good education in India. I myself was also concerned and obviously by signing up to the programme was […]

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