Sara Williams: Initial report

In just over 7 weeks (eek!) I will be leaving for Colombia where I will be working on behalf of ICYE (Inter-Cultural Youth Exchange) Colombia on a community development project for six months. ICYE is an international development charity working in Latin America, Africa, Asia and Europe, helping to support local Non-Governmental Organisations and aid international development. The main thing that attracted me to them however is that part of the money you raise goes towards allowing young people from Africa, Latin America or Asia […]

Let’s Get Sal to Ghana by Sally Greenwood

Hi there! My name is Sally Greenwood, I am twenty one years old and live in Derbyshire. In February, I will be volunteering in Ghana for six months! I am a recent graduate from the University of Nottingham where I studied human geography. Throughout university I enjoyed volunteering and working with young people; from e-mentoring and helping in a local primary school, to becoming a mentor at a local secondary school. Towards the end of my second year I became fixed on the idea of […]