Articles About Projects Abroad from 2017
Scarlett lauds ‘life-changing’ trip to Africa
Scarlett Lauds' recent human rights placement in Ghana, gave her insight into a world she never knew, and has inspired her to pursue a career in the field. Read more on Scarlett's experience.
2017 Clinical Placement winner's heart-rendering journey of self-discovery.
Read this insightful essay from Roxanne Tajbakhsh - winner of the 2017 Clinical Placement Competition - on her journey into a small refugee camp outside Thessaloniki, and why she now hopes to continue furthering her clinical knowledge, cultural appreciation, and her positive impact around the world.
Kinross Wolaroi student Milton Smith works as marine conservation in Thailand for Duke of Edinburgh Award
Kinross Wolaroi School year 12 student Milton Smith has been diving in the depths of the deep sea off Thailand. Milton has been steadily working his way to completing the gold level Duke of Edinburgh Award for the past 18 months.
The summer of a lifetime: My unforgettable experience of Samoa
At the risk of sounding cliché, five weeks ago I could never have imagined the opportunities and incredible experiences that coming to Samoa would give me. I am a volunteer from England with Projects Abroad, and was fortunate enough to be placed at the Samoa Observer as an aspiring journalist.
Annabelle is all set to help children in Africa
Kindhearted eight-year-old Annabelle Reeves is taking the trip of a life-time to volunteer in Africa with her mum Cheryl.
Kildare students to volunteer in Cambodia
Seán Heslin and Aoibh Byrnes, two fifth year students attending Maynooth Post Primary School, will embark on the experience of a lifetime as they travel to Cambodia as volunteers in June.
Leitrim student is all set to volunteer in Nepal
Every student looks forward to the Summer break, but for one Drumkeerin teenager, June 2017 will mark a real summer with a difference - a volunteering trip to Katmandu in Nepal!
Hatherleigh knitters raising funds for Kenyan primary school
A CHARITY jumble sale held at Hatherleigh Community Centre has raised £245 for a primary school in Nanyuki, Kenya. The Angels and Petals craft group held a jumble sale to raise funds to provide a slide for the school’s playground.
Lonely zoo bear gets her storybook ending
Animal Defenders International (ADI) has rescued Dominga, an endangered spectacled bear suffering from alopecia due to stress, from a remote zoo in the Andes mountains to a new home at Taricaya Ecological Reserve on Peru’s Amazon Tambopata National Preserve.
Touching rescue of Dominga, the illegally trafficked bear so depressed that she's gone bald
The spectacled bear was trapped in a cramped zoo and suffered crippling loneliness but has now been transferred to the Amazon to start a new life