Welcome to Development in Action

We are a youth and volunteer led development education charity. Our main aim is to engage young people in development issues and promote global citizenship. We achieve this through our India internship placement programme, our UK global citizenship workshop programmes as well as the DiA blog and across social media. Explore our website to find out more.  
We have a number of exciting committee roles for you to join for the 2016/17 management committee. Please click here for more information on the roles and how to apply.
We are excited to announce that our India Internship Scheme is still open for applicants who are interested in our 6 month placements starting in September 2016. Click here for more information on our India Programme or click here for details of how to apply. Applications will be assessed on a rolling basis.

Latest Blog Posts


Colombia: On the Path to Peace?

Colombia has suffered with civil conflict for many years. Here, Gabriela Helm questions whether the recent peace treaty really means peace. Since the 1950’s,...
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A Generation without Education

Can we live up to the promise of an education for all the children of world? Lisa Advani explores the choice between increasing spending...

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