Bond Annual Conference: A ‘Millennial’s’ Perspective

Last week I attended the Bond Annual Conference for the second year as one of Bond's Social Media Volunteers. The difference being that this year I was attending as a final year International Development Student. The previous year, I was a young professional on placement with one of Bond's member charities, living and working in … Continue reading Bond Annual Conference: A ‘Millennial’s’ Perspective

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5 Things I wish I did on Placement

Before beginning my placement I had vowed to myself that I would make a start on my dissertation during the year to get ahead of the game for final year. Little did I know there would be not much time for that. Instead, I learnt a lot of things during placement that I am still using … Continue reading 5 Things I wish I did on Placement

Sisterhood: Sisters Helping a Sister

Sisters Helping a Sister Our last project visit was in Gulu in the North of Uganda. Gulu is an interesting place, a-wash with International Non Governmental Organisations (INGOs) left right and centre as a result of the recent war and displacement. We were visiting a local organisation called Volunteer Action Network (Vac-Net) , a women’s empowerment organisation … Continue reading Sisterhood: Sisters Helping a Sister

Building Global Partnerships – Uganda

Myself and another volunteer will be visiting organisations based in Uganda this summer that are partnered with GlobalGiving as part of the Evaluation Programme. GlobalGiving is the first and largest crowdfunding platform that connects non-profits, companies and donors. GlobalGiving itself is also a charity that provides partner organisations who are members on the platform with access … Continue reading Building Global Partnerships – Uganda