Monthly Archives: January 2013

VOLUNTEER AND TRAVEL INDIA – dazzle your senses with the light, the warmth and the smells

WANT TO VOLUNTEER IN INDIA? Set in the rural hills surrounding Udaipur in Northern Rajasthan, this outstanding charity has placements for: – teaching in primary schools in the morning and providing after-school activities in a boys orphanage in the afternoon … Continue reading

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VOLUNTEERING ABROAD – ESSENTIAL LIST FOR YOUR SUITCASE

pyjamas towel (lightweight travel towel ideal) underwear wash kit (toothbrush, toothpaste, soap, shampoo, conditioner, moisturiser, deodorant, razor, shaving gel/foam, wet wipes, anti-bacterial hand gel, after sun cream, sun tan lotion, tissues, etc.) fleece swimming costume sun hat sports kit (tracksuits, … Continue reading

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VOLUNTEER IN SOUTH AFRICA THIS SUMMER – coach sport, teach or work in an orphanage

VOLUNTEER IN SOUTH AFRICA THIS SUMMER on a 5 week placement from Saturday 13th July to Saturday 17th August. Coach sports available:  Football, Rugby, Tennis, Swimming, Netball, Hockey, Cricket, Frisbee Teach in primary or secondary schools Work in orphanages Make … Continue reading

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PLANNING YOUR GAP YEAR – 10 TOP TIPS

10 TOP TIPS TO CONSIDER WHEN PLANNING YOUR GAP YEAR Assuming that you have already either chosen between the  “random travel or “work on a volunteer placement with a charity overseas” options (or a combination of both?), here are the most important … Continue reading

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VOLUNTEER BLOG: Exploring Swaziland and taking on 6 new schools!

Today we went very far indeed… like really far! It was me, Michael and Wilson so I was the driver for the day.  I was happy about this as I love to drive the car but not as happy as … Continue reading

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