Hosavidahundi (Continued)

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Finished henna

We stayed the night at the Hosavidahundi village in Karnataka. In the morning we met the ICS volunteers again and had some porridge with them. After that we walked up to the school playground and helped them with creating a Continue reading


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Gemma 2

On Tuesday morning we set off for the rural village of Hosavidahundi arrving at 11 o’clock. We were greeted by the whole village and the team of Raleigh International Citizen Service (ICS) volunteers with garlands of flowers. Currently, there are 583 people living Continue reading

Learning about sustainability and buying saris!

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Sustainable water pump at NIE Crest

So its day 3 of our India trip,and we have done so much today!! For some reason we woke up at 4:30 to the sound of screaming cats and couldn’t get back to sleep! We had an amazing breakfast, which consisted Continue reading

Giving Nation go to India

QEGS - national

On Saturday 16 February, five students from Queen Elizabeth’s Girls’ school in Barnet will embark on a trip of a lifetime: a week long expedition to India to witness the work of the charity Raleigh International. The girls, who won Continue reading

Make the Link – Climate exChange UK celebration proves the value of youth-led discussions on climate change!

Climate change has dropped off government agendas in recent years. Given the issues facing the public and politicians at a time of recession maybe it’s easy to understand why no-one wants to think about the effect that their impact on Continue reading

Challenging and Changing global education?

In 1717, Derby used to be the centre of the Industrial Revolution. A water powered silk mill, a knitting machine and a cotton spinning machine were amongst the many great innovations that speeded up the Industrial Revolution and it all Continue reading