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School Started

USA | Tue, 15 Aug 2017 | By bombardo-family | Views [529]

Not that the girls were not getting a good education traveling, learing geography, animals, life experience, and everything else we encounter in the next 10 months, but we want, at least semi-scheduled, schooling. We decided to start school on a specific ... Read more >

Tags: education, kids, schooling, trip school


INDIA | Thu, 20 Oct 2016 | By manuel | Views [694]

La segunda semana era clave. Continuaba nuestro particular y amañado proceso de selección. No había lugar a dudas, aún así queríamos ver cómo se desenvolvía cada una de las ONG´s en el colegio ... Read more >

Tags: almani, education


INDIA | Sun, 18 Sep 2016 | By manuel | Views [620]

La primera semana de trabajo en Calcuta estaba llegando a su fin pero antes de darla por concluida aún nos quedaba una última reunión, concertada desde Madrid, con la ONG Prayasam. En el coche que nos transporta a sus oficinas, en ... Read more >

Tags: education, gandhi, piliymili, soft skills

A man's world, a woman's penalty.

KENYA | Tue, 16 Dec 2014 | By rubyanntravel | Views [971]

I see widows working vigorously to provide food to their offspring who, without a father are subjected to poverty. I hear the cries of children who are malnourished and parentless since the death of their mother and the fleet of their father to a new ... Read more >

Tags: action, activism, change, education, enoughisenough, femenism, kenya, poverty, volunteering

There in their home

ZIMBABWE | Sat, 3 May 2014 | By sophiew | Views [462]

When she smiled at me for the first time, my stomach twisted and something rushed up into my throat that made me feel like I was choking. I blinked and realised my eyes were wet. Not the emotion I was hoping for. 'Shap!' she said to me, ... Read more >

Tags: africa, community, education, giving, hope, receiving

Educational Resources - Khati (Part 2)

INDIA | Thu, 3 Apr 2014 | By bonnie | Views [742]

    The new printer is a welcome community addition that needed a 'home'. The library isn't a great spot, thanks to many, many inquisitive little fingers.... So it was decided that the main area of the peAk building was a good central ... Read more >

Tags: education, khati, kumoan himalaya, library, peak, school

Educational Resources - Khati (Part 1)

INDIA | Wed, 19 Mar 2014 | By bonnie | Views [815]

In 2013/14 peAk, funded by the Word Nomads Footprints program, provided educational resources in the region. This included financial support for a community teacher, library supplies and educational material for the children of Jatoli School (7km from ... Read more >

Tags: education, khati, kumaon himalaya, library, peak

The 'library'

INDIA | Tue, 18 Mar 2014 | By bonnie | Views [635]

Over the last year peAk's library has worked very successfully in tandem with the government school in Khati. The new working system sees the students attend their morning school assembly at the government school (150 metres away) with the first class ... Read more >

Tags: education, khati, kumaon himalaya, library, peak

peAk - the busy year so far.....

INDIA | Thu, 13 Mar 2014 | By bonnie | Views [629]

The World Nomads 'Footprints' program provided finances for peAk's latest educational resource project which was rolled out gradually over the end of 2013 into 2014. PeAk would like to thank both World Nomads and  travelling community for enabling ... Read more >

Tags: education, khati, kumaon himalaya, library, peak

Photos: peAk working shots - Khati 2013/14

INDIA | Wed, 12 Mar 2014 | By bonnie | Photo Gallery

peAk working shots
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Tags: education, jatoli, khati, kumaon himalaya, peak

Spin Rocinha: How a DJ School is Empowering a Rio Favela

BRAZIL | Mon, 6 Jan 2014 | By connectlocally | Views [6450] | Comments [1] | Video

Rocinha is the largest favela in Brazil with over 250,000 inhabitants and is located in Rio de Janeiro's South Zone between the districts of São Conrado and Gávea. Unlike its wealthy neighbouring districts, Rocinha has experienced decades ... Read more >

Tags: brazil, dj, education, favela, music, rio, rocinha, travel, youth

Salaam Baalak Trust - One story

INDIA | Sun, 29 Dec 2013 | By tjrossi | Views [2166] | Comments [2]

Of all the interactions I've had with children at Salaam Balaak Trust perhaps the most powerful has been with Raju, a young Polio sufferer. Raju was born sometime around 1990 on the streets around New Delhi. He developed Polio at a young age which caused ... Read more >

Tags: beggars, delhi, disability, disabled, education, india, street children, volunteering

Sweat and opportunity

INDIA | Fri, 18 Oct 2013 | By tjrossi | Views [877] | Comments [1]

It has been the case for a long time that who you are in India depends very much on an accident of birth. We are told things are changing and there is a distinct middle and upper class here now, yet it seems clear that for the urban and rural poor who ... Read more >

Tags: caste system, delhi, education, equality, india, labouring, volunteer

A welcomed guest

USA | Fri, 13 Sep 2013 | By honeyknuckles | Views [919] | Comments [7]

    I’m enjoying my first ever sugar cane, straight from the cane. It was a gift from Frank’s uncle who I met in Urru village where his bibi (grandma) lives. He chopped it down for us as we made our way out of the trees to ... Read more >

Tags: africa, children, education, nonprofit

It's perfect.

TANZANIA | Tue, 10 Sep 2013 | By honeyknuckles | Views [602] | Comments [4]

There is something quite comforting about sleeping under a mosquito net. I almost want to have one on my bed back home, even though I might see one mosquito a year. My cats would have a time of getting all tangled in it though, so probably not a good ... Read more >

Tags: education, nonprofit, volunteering

Volunteering with African Impact

SOUTH AFRICA | Sat, 8 Jun 2013 | By addison90 | Views [683] | Video

My trip to South Africa was definitely a huge highlight to this year. Spending 3 weeks on the Orphan Day Care and HIV Education projects were amazing and inspiring. Working in the local Creche's each morning and then doing different projects in the afternoon ... Read more >

Tags: education, hiv, volunteering

Photos: My Scholarship entry - A 'place' I have visited

UGANDA | Sat, 12 Jan 2013 | By audreyjeane | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

Live with purpose. Love with purpose. Travel with purpose. It’s my Mantra. My love for photography began as a child with a Polaroid and never stopped. As an adult, I love that the language of photography inspires emotion and action. I am passionate about ... Read more >
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Tags: children, education, hope, inspire, uganda

A world of crunchy snow, children and a Lammergeier sighting

INDIA | Mon, 23 Jul 2012 | By bonnie | Views [1001]

February 2012. Life is chaos. Solar maintenance, teaching, doctoring, nightly meals, more solar maintenance, doctoring, teaching ... and now Solar Home Lighting installation. Whenever possible we walk up to the Mandir marvelling at the crunchy snow ... Read more >

Tags: education, india, khati, lammergeier, solar home lighting, uttarakhand

Snippets of village life

INDIA | Sun, 22 Jul 2012 | By bonnie | Views [1171]

1st February 2012 Today from our window I watched Banmati from a distance. Her deeply weathered and line etched face a byproduct of decades of work in a harsh Himalayan environment was a picture of concentration as she sat in the sun on the cobble ... Read more >

Tags: education, india, khati, recycling, uttarakhand, village life

A Little Bit Goes A Long Way

MALAYSIA | Mon, 31 Oct 2011 | By nickychin | Views [384]

A Little Bit Goes A Long features a series of photographs of children and their parents living in the longhouses of Borneo where life isn't a bed of roses there. Parents sacrifice and work very hard to ensure their children get to go to school and live ... Read more >

Tags: children, education, longhouse, sarawak

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