Category Archives: volunteering in orphanages

Volunteering for Families in India

We recently had an interesting family on our primary teaching combined with boys orphanage placement in Udaipur, in Northern Rajasthan.    Mum (Suniti) was 59 years old, her daughter Nameeta, a solicitor, was 35 and Vinay was just 16. What … Continue reading

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Volunteering abroad – making a difference and leaving your footprint

Ever thought about spending your school holidays coaching sport to underprivileged children abroad?  I suppose it is a bit of a bus-man’s-holiday if you are a teacher but you get to see a country from the inside and not as … Continue reading

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Calling all Silverhairs! Your skills are needed!

I have always thought that if I needed to employ someone I would chose a more mature person.  Why?  Well, they would have had a lifetime of experience, gained many skills along the way, will be loyal, reliable, know how … Continue reading

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Volunteer Football coaching in South Africa

Often overlooked by its sexier competitor Rugby, Football is one of those sports that is universally played and appreciated and a great one to coach abroad if you want to make a difference to a disadvantaged community and leave your … Continue reading

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Uni holidays – volunteer sports coaching in South Africa

Wondering what to do in your Uni holidays next summer?  Well Annie Lock from Holmbury St. Mary has just finished a volunteer sports coaching placement in South Africa and loved every minute of it! Studying for a degree in sports … Continue reading

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Volunteering for the family – India

Family volunteering is becoming popular as parents are able to satisfy both their own travel desires to do something totally different whilst exposing their children to a meaningful cross cultural experiences. India is one such place and in Udaipur, Northern … Continue reading

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Volunteer Placements in India – new start dates for 2013

Below are the start dates for the volunteer placements in Udaipur, Rajasthan, India.  You can go from 2-12 weeks and do volunteer teaching in the primary schools in the morning with teaching in a boys orphanage after school or women’s … Continue reading

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