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 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 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 […]

GCA Winner focus on Vicky

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Gold winner Vicky volunteered in Guatemala with EIL.  Visiting Los Patojos in Guatemala was one of the most amazing and rewarding experiences I have had outside of Ireland. I was given the opportunity to teach Dance and English classes to children that were so enthusiastic, while they taught me to life live to the fullest and cherish every […]

GCA Winner focus on Sarah

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Gold winner Sarah volunteered in South Africa with EIL.  I worked for 2 months with children living with HIV in South Africa. Working alongside such inspirational South African nurses dealing both personally and socially with these issues was truly eye opening and the joy I saw within the community was a testament to the unbreakable value of life, love […]

GCA Winner focus on Angela

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Gold winner Angela volunteered in India with EIL in 2015.  My volunteering experience in Karnataka, rural India, has been one of the most exciting and rewarding experiences of my life. I loved working with the children in tent school and government school and I received so much from them that I actually couldn’t describe it with words. I admire […]

GCA Winner focus on Ita

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Gold winner Ita volunteered in Ethiopia with VLM and is from Galway. She studied Teaching in Dublin and worked there before embarking on a career internationally where she taught in United Arab Emirates and Australia. In her free time, Ita is a committee member and playwright with The Theatre Room Galway and at the weekend she enjoys hiking and […]

GCA Winner focus on Arthur Fachini

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Gold winner Arthur volunteered in Romania with AIESEC in 2015.  Last summer I had a volunteering experience in a project called GroW, in Romania. This project aims to give complementary education to teenagers (14-18 years) about career development, cultural understanding and leadership. It is all about empowerment! My experience as a trainer was intense and challenging. It was a […]