Welcome to Development in Action

Development in Action is a youth and volunteer led development education charity. 

Our main aim is to engage young people in global issues and promote global citizenship. We achieve this through our India and UK volunteering programmes, the DiA blog, newsletters and global citizenship workshops.

Explore our website and click on the links below to find out more about how you can get involved.


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Volunteer in India
DiA offers placements with our partner NGOs across India. Volunteers get the chance to experience everyday life in India and experience grassroots development first-hand.
Upcoming Events
  Future events coming soon!  DiA is committed to reaching new audiences through our high-profile public events. Learning from the experts keeps us at the forefront of debates in global development, and provides a platform for notable academics and professionals to engage with students, young p…
Development Education Workshops
Development Education   Development in Action (DiA) is thrilled to be bringing back our highly successful Global Citizenship Workshops for schools and wider youth organisations for a second year!   Our highly skilled team of Youth Workshop Leaders create and deliver quality teaching resources to schoo…
Volunteer in the UK
As a volunteer-led organisation we have numerous opportunities for interested young people to get involved in DiA's work in the UK. From writing an article for the DiA Blog to delivering workshops in local school to running a fundraising event...
Development News and Events
All the latest development news and events from our UK team.  Sign-up to receive our bulletins here.
Development in Action is a not-for-profit organisation that relies on generous donations to continue its work. By donating you really will make a difference to the work we are able to do in India and the UK.

Latest News:


We are still accepting applications for a Communications and Marketing Manager as well as for several positions in our fundraising team. The new deadline to apply for these roles is 12th September 2014. For more information, please click here.

We are also recruiting for Youth Workshop Leaders to help deliver our Global Citizenship Workshops. For more information, please click here.