Category: Volunteering

A charity that deserves to sparkle

As part of our series on small UK NGOs and charities, Christy O’Neil profiles The Sparkle Foundation, an organisation supporting communities in Malawi, one...

10 Reasons why we love Volunteering

On International Volunteer Day, we decided to ask our own wonderful volunteers at Development in Action why they love volunteering. Here’s what some of...

Volunteering Abroad: A Do or a Don’t?

Volunteering internationally has been a rising trend for students and fresh graduates in  recent years. Our India Programme Officer Caroline Townsend offers some thoughts on steps...

Committee Vacancies

We’re always looking for dynamic people to join our team here in the UK. See below for current opportunities: All roles are voluntary and...

Volontourism: the dangers

DiA blogger Joe Corry-Roake comments on the dangers of volontourism. As a new academic year starts there will be a wave of people beginning...

India volunteer updates: November 2012

In September Development in Action waved three volunteers off to their placements with grassroots charities in India. Here are their updates of what they’ve...

Joe’s Journeys

DiA’s India Volunteer Coordinator, Joe Bird, reflects on a summer of content, as he shares his experiences working in India in this blog post....

St. Gonsalo Garcia Ashram

DiA’s Blog Editor Will Jones reflects on his time at St. Gonsalo Garcia Ashram in this digital story. Creating your own digital about your...