Our commitment to the world’s most vulnerable
As Chief Executive of an international development organisation, recent reports on sexual abuse and exploitation carried out by employees at aid organisations have been incredibly difficult to read and watch. They have left me feeling appalled and at times disillusioned.
Identifying training needs in Tanzania
"The confidence I have gained from this experience is something that will definitely help me"
Increasing the income of disabled people in Rwanda
"You have a role of inspiring and building confidence."
Finding Ghana’s hidden children
Mary Loureth Carnable is a disability specialist volunteering with in Ghana. She's working to get vulnerable children such as girls and children with disabilities access to education.
Education has to be the root of everything
Paul Jennings has been working as a teacher facilitator in one of the most deprived regions of Tanzania for the last 18 months. He’s supported teachers across 12 secondary schools to help them keep students engaged and attending school. As his placement comes to an end, he reflects on what he’s managed to achieve.
Making the village a safe place to give birth: sharing midwifery skills in Malawi
UK midwife trainer Beth Connelly is spending a year at a hospital in rural Malawi sharing vital midwifery skills with more than 200 students
5 minutes with... Alice Redfearn, English Language Trainer, Myanmar
"As a teacher I get a lot of respect here from my pupils, they are very polite, very eager to please. That’s quite change from the UK".
5 minutes with... Jennifer Sims, Specialized Nurse, Myanmar
“Before I came to Myanmar I never thought I could have achieved what I have with this project”.
5 minutes with... Jo Povey, Organisation Development Advisor, Myanmar
"I love working with a local organisation, and, as is often the case in a long term placement, being seen very much as part of the team”.