Monthly Archives: June 2012

Toby Hanington (now renamed Thoba) – first week in Swaziland

After two flights and a long but comfortable bus journey, it was great to finally meet Mike and Linda Collinson when they picked me up from the drop off point. I stayed the first night at their house enjoying some … Continue reading

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Weekend trip to Jodhpur for volunteers from Udaipur

When you volunteer at this lovely Indian charity, you can opt to do a weekend trip to Jodphur, also known as Blue city. The market place in Jodphur runs right though the centre of town and the Guest House is … Continue reading

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Empowering the ladies around Udaipur – teaching them valuable sewing skills – Jo McBride from Western Australia

If you like to design and sew, then the Women’s Empowerment Program at this lovely Indian charity is ideal for you. The lovely Ritu, who is the co-ordinator, accompanies you everyday to help translate and plan your day. When I … Continue reading

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