Category: Volunteering

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Botswana – Bana ba Metsi

Bana ba Metsi (Shakawe) http://www.banabametsi.com/ The school teaches kids practical skills and they all participate in one form or another in either building part of the school, teaching them mechanics, the sale of chickens and eggs via their own chicken farm, cooking for one another plus a normal syllabus. The school...

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Ghana – Junior Achievement

Junior Achievement (JA) While working at Barclays I heard about a joint initiative that Barclays was funding in Ghana with an NGO called Junior Achievement.  I asked in 2009 if it would be possible to see what the program was about and write up a report to both Barclays and...

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Volunteering in South Africa

One of the most challenging but rewarding experiences I had was in 2003 when I volunteered to work in the Kruger National Park and the Kgalagadi Transfrontier National Park. GVI Internship SANP I was one of a dozen people from the UK and US who trialled this year working in...