16 Feb 2017
For Tristan Dawson-Knight, the opportunity to volunteer in Senegal with International Citizen Service seemed too good to be true. But it was the project Y Care International helped him to begin in Liverpool when he returned that really fired his imagination. Action on domestic violence against men Like his fellow volunteers, Tristan was asked to…
14 Feb 2017
UK & Ireland
Senior Youth Engagement Coordinator Robbie Cheyne shares his story about what volunteering internationally has done for him and why he wants young people to take up the challenge of ICS.
26 Jan 2017
Working as the Disaster Risk Reduction and Emergencies Advisor at Y Care International for four years taught me so much. A few months ago that I left to work for another international charity based in Nepal, responding to the recovery needs of those affected by the earthquakes last year. However, I constantly refer back to…
23 Jan 2017
Culture is increasingly being recognised as playing a key role in Disaster Risk Reducation and development. This study looks at the relationship between culture and vulnerability in two villages in Madagascar, to examine how socio-cultural factors impact the vulnerability and resilience of local people.
20 Jan 2017
Young entrepreneurs in Togo With a population that is predominantly young and rural, it is apt that the green stripes of Togo’s flag symbolise hope and agriculture. Yet poverty is widespread and poor governance continues to hamper efforts to end it.