Articles About Projects Abroad from 2015
Northwich teen to spend Christmas volunteering in Ghana
A big-hearted teenager from Northwich is preparing to spend Christmas and New Year in Ghana on a volunteering project.
Bexhill teacher volunteers to help Nepal earthquake victims
Deborah Cassell, of Barrack Road, will be rebuilding schools and toilets as part of the Disaster Relief project, ran by global volunteering organisation Projects Abroad.
College student reflects on a summer well spent
Harriet May reflects on a Summer well spent volunteering in China, teaching English to children an unprivileged primary school who had never been taught the language before.
Volunteer prepares for Midwifery project in rural Tanzania
Amy Houston, a Warrimoo resident will head to Tanzania in January to volunteer for a month at a hospital in the city of Arusha, which will include home visits to rural Tanzania.
Who's been making the news in Stafford and Rugeley this week?
A Stafford woman is heading to Cambodia to work on a special project for a month - and she hopes to pass on a bit of Staffordshire. Elizabeth Clapp will take part in an Occupational Therapy project helping babies and children with a range of physical and mental disabilities.
Local students secure Junior's education in Tanzanian village
Three young West Cork women have become mothers by proxy after working in an orphanage in Tanzania. Friends Ciara O’Gorman, Siobhan O’Donovan and Caroline Hurley, all aged 20 and all students at University College Cork, went to work at the ‘Genesis’ orphanage in a village outside Arusha in Tanzania and effectively ‘adopted’ a 12-year old boy called Junior.
Cofton Hackett youngster heads to Sri Lanka to volunteer
A 17-year-old from Cofton Hackett is heading off to Sri Lanka to work as part of team of volunteers for two weeks. Emily Henderson is joining the Community project, organised through Projects Abroad. It offers a whole range of projects in Sri Lanka ranging from medical placements, to journalism, business, teaching and sports.
Walberton student off to Nepal for disaster relief work
A teenager from Walberton is heading off to Asia to work with a Nepal Disaster Relief project. Alfie Laurence, 18, of The Street, will spend two weeks as a volunteer with Projects Abroad, a global volunteering organisation based in Worthing. With him on the trip will be fellow Brighton College student Rebecca Jones, 18, of Shirleys, Hassocks.
Life-changing trip will be an education for Sidrah
Sidrah Choudhry will be transforming lives next summer as she spends four weeks as a volunteer teacher in South Africa. The 20-year-old, from South Parks Road in Glenrothes, has volunteered with Projects Abroad and will work as part of a teaching project.
Teenager set for Conservation project in Costa Rica
A teenager from Flaunden is to travel to South America on a Conservation project. Steven Duncan, 17, is off to Costa Rica where he is going to work in the Short-term Specials Care and Conservation project for two weeks.
Reece aids education in Cambodia
Reece Wilson has his Summer sorted - and he’s spending it 9,000 miles from home. The Portadown lad is jetting off to Cambodia for three months, where he plans to teach English in a primary school. Reece will be volunteering with the global organisation, Projects Abroad.
Student’s fund-raising for Nepal trip project
A student from Shepshed is still hoping to raise enough funds so that she can travel to Nepal to help poor and disadvantaged children this summer. Iony Dewsbury-Martin is a second year social work student, who wants to make a difference to the life of others. She will be spending two weeks in a care project, supporting disadvantaged children with basic education.
Homeless deserve better treatment, says social advocate
Now in its seventh year undertaking wide-ranging activities in local communities, the presence of international non-government organisation Projects Abroad has primarily been felt in Manchester, St Elizabeth and Montego Bay, St James.
Cobourg student Mackenzie Wellman joins volunteer trip in Tanzania
With a dream of becoming a nurse, a Cobourg student heads to Africa this fall to volunteer in health care. Port Hope resident Mackenzie Wellman graduates from St. Mary Catholic Secondary School this year but instead of heading to university or college like many of her classmates, she has decided to take time to volunteer abroad.
International volunteers show off their culture
It was an eye-opening cultural experience for those who came out for Projects Abroad Jamaica's International Day Celebration on April 21.Projects Abroad, which is a global organiser of overseas volunteer work placements, gave international volunteers a chance to give locals a feel of their homeland.
Taunton School trio head to Ghana to volunteer in orphanage
Three enterprising year 11 pupils at Taunton School are planning to help out at an African orphanage this Summer. They have volunteered to go to Accra in Ghana with Projects Abroad, which has sent more than 50,000 people from all walks of life to help in the developing world.
'Godsend' Help To Christiana School
Russians, Germans and residents of several other countries joined hands at the Bryce Primary School in Christiana, Manchester, last Friday as the charity group, Projects Abroad Jamaica, celebrated community day by giving the facility a well-needed facelift.
Sophie looking forward to her South American adventure
A teenager is set to travel thousands of miles to volunteer for an important environmental initiative that also looks after unwanted animals.