Gold winner? We want you!

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The GCA Standards and Awarding Committee have been busy reviewing and reporting on the 2016 GCA programme. They are now looking for a new Gold past participant to join.  Outgoing gold winner Elaine Doyle explains the role further:  ‘Knowing the work that goes in to completing any level of the Global Citizen Award it is a great achievement and really helps create […]

GCA Winner focus on Jorge

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Gold winner Jorge volunteered with EIL for 6 months weeks in India.  During the summer of 2015 I spent six months in Karnataka, India, volunteering & documenting every cultural, social and developmental issue I came across. I’m well aware that I’m just one person and I know that I can’t change the world by myself, but I decided to […]

GCA Winner focus on Melissa

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Silver winner Melissa volunteered with EIL in Thailand.  Last summer, I travelled to ChiangMai, Thailand for eight week volunteering with Art Relief International (ARI) on a ‘Travel Award’ thanks to EIL. I facilitated many art workshops in my time with ARI and helped other volunteers to facilitate workshops also. These workshops were with many different groups […]

GCA Winner focus on Cathal

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Gold winner Cathal volunteered in South Africa with EIL.  My interest in development and volunteering began while in university studying nursing. Volunteering with the NGO healthcare projects in South Africa allowed me to share my skills and knowledge as a Registered General Nurse with people striving to address the health, social and emotional wellbeing of people […]

GCA Winner focus on Lucy

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Bronze winner Lucy Brem is a 22 year old Irish girl from Cork, currently living in Dublin and completing final year of an Spanish/English Lit degree at TCD. Passionate about food, fiction and world travel. Lucy volunteered in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 2014 with AIESEC Ireland and has won the Bronze GCA! Latin America has always topped my travel wish […]

GCA Winner focus on Deborah

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Gold winner Deborah volunteered with Development Perspectives. I travelled to Tanzania with Development Perspectives in 2010 as part of their 8 month development education programme Insight. My first time to Tanzania but not my last. The experience had a profound impact on me, the effects of which are still evident. The partnership with Uvikiuta a youth organisation […]