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15 November 2017

Psychology student Katie puts her expertise to use in Sri Lankan volunteer project

In February 2017 Katie Taylor set off to Colombo, Sri Lanka where she spent eight weeks volunteering with mental health organisation SLV Global. The Jack Petchey Foundation supported Katie in her volunteering with a £280 IGFV.

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03 November 2017

Volunteer project in Nicaragua changes lives and helps the environment

In 2017 Holly Freuchen flew to Nicaragua, where she lived for three months, volunteering with the charity Raleigh International. She was supported in her volunteer work by a £300 Individual Grant for Volunteering by the Jack Petchey Foundation.

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20 October 2017

JPF volunteer grant takes Eleanor to Nepal for three months

Eleanor spent three months in Nepal volunteering for Raleigh International, on a rural international development project. A £300 Jack Petchey Foundation Individual Grant for Volunteering supported her in her volunteer placement.

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06 October 2017

British volunteer travels to Ghana to improve education prospects for women and girls

In January, Claudia White spent three months in Tamale, Ghana, volunteering with the charity Create Change in partnership with the International Citizen Service. She was supported in her volunteer work by a £300 Individual Grant for Volunteering.

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22 September 2017

Jemma spends three months running vital healthcare workshops in Senegal

Jemma Hill spent three months volunteering with International Citizen Service in Kaolack, Senegal. She was supported in her work by a £300 Jack Petchey Foundation Individual Grant for Volunteering.

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30 August 2017

Student volunteer helps to raise over £140,000 for a school for deaf children in Kenya.

Since 2013, Ali Macnaughton has been volunteering for a grassroots initiative called Project Riandu, which works to empower deaf people in eastern Kenya. The Jack Petchey Foundation supported Ali with a £280 Individual Grant for Volunteering.

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18 August 2017

Volunteer helps reduce the effects of climate change in a village in Nicaragua

In the summer of 2016, Jamil Lalani volunteered with Progressio ICS in a rural community in Nicaragua. He was supported in his volunteer work with a £200 Individual Grant for Volunteering awarded to him by the Jack Petchey Foundation.

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11 August 2017

Law student helps a women's collective in Ghana to grow

Last year, Talia Kensit, a Law student at Brunel University, travelled to Ghana to volunteer with a women's collective in the rural village of Sirigu.

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11 July 2017

University student teaches vital first aid to rural communities in Kenya

In 2016 Daniel Knight received a £280 Individual Grant for Volunteering from the Jack Petchey Foundation, to support him in his volunteer work with First Aid Africa in Ndhiwa in Western Kenya.

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31 May 2017

Speech and Language Therapy Graduate imparts specialist skills to teachers in Cambodia

In 2016, Alice King was chosen to take part in the City University Project, which sends up to eight newly qualified Speech and Language therapists to Cambodia each year. Alice spent 16 weeks teaching communication and language therapy to teachers.