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16 August 2007, 11:38
Gap-year 'voluntourists' told not to bother by Alex Klaushofer
Freelance journalist Alex Klaushofer blogs about "voluntourism", specifically the growing trend for young, affluent western Europeans to volunteer in developing countries. By doing good, honestly, do they make a difference?  Read entry
From: AlertNet
More about: Policy  Youth
21 December 2006, 11:13
From blood donation to tree planting, Sri Lanka celebrates IVD by Gamini Gunasingha
The IVD celebrations were held in Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Nepal, with activities including country wide tree plantation, bicycle race,  and clean-up drives.  Read entry

More about: Sri Lanka  Environment  Health
16 December 2006, 22:51
Utrecht says thank you to volunteer organizations by Giorgio Chaudy
Saturday, the 2nd of December, the members of YSI and three other volunteers, Patrick, Harun and Abraham, collected goodies at the homes in Utrecht. With those goodies, we wanted to fill up Thank you-baskets for various volunteer organizations in Utrecht, to thank them for their efforts.   Read entry
From: IVD 2006 Blog
More about: Netherlands
26 April 2006, 14:45
Jamaica celebrates Global Youth Service Day by Theresa Maria Brandt
The UN Volunteers programme, in collaboration with the UNDP Civic Dialogue Project, the Kingston & St. Andrew Action Forum and the Jamaica National Commission for UNESCO hosted a youth rally at the YWCA on Saturday, 22 April.  Betty-Anne Blaine, founder of Youth Opportunities Unlimited and Hear the Children Cry, addressed the rally on the theme “Investing in our young people for a better Jamaica”.  Read entry
From: Volunteer Blog
More about: Jamaica  Youth
10 April 2006, 11:02
Through Our Eyes 
My name is Jennifer Ward and I am 11 years old, I am also writing a book called "Through Our Eyes". My biggest goal for this book is to build a school in Ethiopia with clean water and healthy meals run by volunteers.   Read entry
From: Volunteer Blog
More about: Ethiopia  Children  Education
08 December 2005, 17:45
School students clean up river in Indian capital by Shantum Seth
I have just returned from a wonderful Shramdaan (Volunteer effort) organized on  the banks of the Yamuna where we had a symbolic cleanup of the river.   Read entry
From: IVD 2005 Blog
More about: India  Environment
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