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Tuesday, 05 June 2012 09:23

India: A Nation with the Color Green in its Flag

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India has a population of over 1.2 billion people, making it the second most populated country in the world. While efforts to reduce poverty continue to grow and have improved the lives of many, the adverse environmental impact of combining such a large population with rapid economic and social development…
Courtesy of International Society of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies     Volunteering is at the heart of community building.  Volunteers will walk that extra mile as required and give freely of their time, skills, local knowledge and compassion.  They care about their local development and are central to…
Thursday, 24 May 2012 06:34

Our youth, our future - Mozambique

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Kubatsirana’s approach to its volunteers has ensured a steady stream of new recruits for its projects aimed at reducing the spread of HIV and AIDS among vulnerable people, in communities around the city of Chimoio in central Mozambique. Kubatsirana is a Christian ecumenical association that takes a holistic approach to…
Thursday, 24 May 2012 06:33

Our daughters, our future - Cameroon

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In Cameroon a VSO-backed education programme is changing deepseated attitudes towards the value of education for girls, with the result that many more girls are regularly attending school and continuing their education for longer. In collaboration with its partner, Reseau des animateurs pour l’education des communautés (RESAEC), VSO’s education programme…
En Paraguay, a través del Movimiento Juvenil Ambiental "MUNDO SANO", hemos trabajando desde el año 2008 en la concienciación de niños y jóvenes de distintas instituciones educativas, acerca de la importancia del cuidado del medio ambiente y uso racional de los recursos naturales para lograr un desarrollo sustentable que beneficie…
Preparándonos para responder a las emergencias y desastres en Bolivia Perfil del riesgo en Bolivia Debido a su particular ubicación geográfica, variedad de climas y múltiples ecosistemas, Bolivia se encuentra expuesta tanto a amenazas de origen geológico como meteorológico y a la ocurrencia regular de fenómenos naturales tales como inundaciones,…
Gaia Micro Grants   The Gaia Working Group was created in 2009 as a working group within Service Civil International (SCI). Its aim is to implement activities and projects related to sustainable living, climate change and environment in general. To better support and empower volunteers, the Working Group has established…
Bangkok, 12 May 2012 – Today, nearly 5,000 young Habitat for Humanity volunteers laid bricks, mixed cement and wielded hammers to help more than 500 families in China, India, Indonesia, Philippines and Thailand in just one day.   “I am happy that my friends joined me for Habitat Youth Build. It is…
Tuesday, 15 May 2012 07:42

Zambia: Villagers turn their backs on overfishing

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Sebi Nafukwe, who never had any agricultural experience before, is busy harvesting rice for the first time in Mbete village, on the shores of Lake Tanganyika in Zambia. She is one of 700 women who have turned their backs on fishing from the lake after overfishing made it difficult to…
Tuesday, 15 May 2012 04:39

Grow Movement

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Grow Movement. www.growmovement.org We believe in the economic empowerment of the people in the least developed countries on earth. Grow Movement uses remote volunteer consultants on an ultra low cost base to help entrepreneurs in these communities realise their dreams, relieve poverty and create employment. Our sponsors and volunteers help…
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