5 min readIreland is a mainstay as one of the most charitable countries on the planet (give yourself a self five). It’s no wonder then that so many Irish people decide that an adventure spent Volunteering is far more rewarding and memorable than simply lying on a beach for 2 weeks. One of those people … Continue reading Volunteer Spotlight: Kate’s Life Changing Indian Summer
4 min readOn the 25th of April 2015, the impossibly beautiful mountainous nation of Nepal was quite literally rocked to its core as a huge 7.9 magnitude Earthquake struck just 80km northwest of the capital, Kathmandu. The quake claimed the lives of over 9,000 people, a third of them children, injuring 21,000 more and leaving … Continue reading Nepal Quake: How To Help, One Year On
5 min readUSIT offers tailored volunteer abroad programmes in several countries including Nepal, India, Ghana, and Thailand. Volunteers can work in a range of areas including community development, education, volunteering in a healthcare environment or on a construction project. There are a variety of options for you to choose from. Eve Garland & Orla Lynch, … Continue reading Volunteer Abroad – USIT’s Volunteer Nepal Programme
3 min readWe’re so excited to be bringing Sri Lanka onto our Volunteer Programme catalogue. Just like Nepal, it’s the perfect programme for first time Volunteers and those of you who want to take a holiday with a difference. We’ve got four great projects to choose from: Women’s Empowerment, Education, Childcare and Sports Coaching and demand for … Continue reading What it’s like to Volunteer in Sri Lanka
7 min readSummer in Ireland can be, oh let’s just say…blah. Don’t get me wrong, there is always that week of good weather just as the Leaving Cert starts, as well as the obligatory road-trip to Bundoran for a weekend of surfing, and obviously Electric Picnic to mark the end of the season, but apart … Continue reading Travel options for Summer 2015
7 min readSimon Walsh, a photo-journalist from Dublin recently spent 2 weeks in Nepal on our Volunteer programme. Lucky for us he brought his camera with him and it’s fair to say that these amazing photos sum up his experience nicely! Here is Simon’s Nepal trip, told through photos.