Is empathy volunteering’s greatest gift?
Human zoos in 2018
Volunteering, voluntourism and social impact
Gap yearing in Berrylands
“I’m going to really get under the skin of leafy, suburban London on my gap year,” said no-one, ever. But here I was, cast on my arm, dosed up on painkillers wondering when I could get out of the country again. I’ll admit there were a few moments where my frustration ran high, but the […]Read More Gap yearing in Berrylands
Volunteering with children: A game of double standards?
Let me ask you. How many times have you logged onto Facebook and been greeted with a newly-updated profile picture of one of your friends, volunteer-smile intact, affectionately cuddling a small, rather grubby-looking child, from an unknown African nation? Once? Twice? Too many times to recall?Read More Volunteering with children: A game of double standards?
Why I’m proud of LSE students
As a truly epic Student Volunteering Week 2014 draws to a close it’s hard not to feel proud of the difference that LSE students make in the communities we live in. Since Monday, LSE students have completed a run with GoodGym, helping out at Camley Street Natural Park whilst getting fit. They raised almost £350 […]Read More Why I’m proud of LSE students