Tag: Volunteer

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...

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...

IVC Reflections

Our India Volunteer Co-ordinator (IVC) Joseph Bird reflects on his work and travels around India keeping up with DiA’s placements and finding links with other grassroots...

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...

Power in Pondi

Following her return from India, Development in Action’s Emily Wight reflects on the work of NGOs across Pondicherry, as they work to improve the...

Informing Uninformed Migration

Indian youth typically face multiple pressures, both economic and social. Those in lower bracket of the age group 14 to 30 are particularly at...

Summer at St Gonsalo

John Law, DiA’s photographer of the year, shares a selection of his photos taken during his time as a volunteer at St Gonsalo Garcia...