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Drew’s First Trip to Ghana

"My bags were packed, jabs all done, visa and passport at the ready..." Read Drew's blog from Ghana here!

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Dan in Ghana with Noah
Dan in Ghana: January 2019

Our Ghana team are making the final preparations for our first groups of volunteers arriving shortly and it was a pleasure to spend some time with them in January to...

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Looking back to move forward

A new year brings the return of our blog page with the updated name of ‘news’. So much has happened since our last post in the summer that we thought...

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Volunteering in Kenya
Rams In Kenya – Seventh Successful Trip

The summer programme has kicked off to a fantastic start with Derby County Community Trust travelling to Kenya for their seventh annual trip, volunteering at our partner projects in Nakuru.

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Burnley build at Dedzidi Ghana
Burnley continue the big build at Dedzidi School

Siobhan McNamara reflects on Burnley FC in the Community's volunteer trip to Ghana and their ongoing partnership with Dedzidi School.

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Mount Kenya Charity Challenge 2018
Our challengers summit Mount Kenya for African Adventures Foundation

Claire reflects on her challenging five-day Mount Kenya charity expedition which she embarked on in February with fellow climbers, Kate and Dave, to raise vital funds for African Adventures Foundation.

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Six reasons to join an African Adventure
Six reasons to join an African Adventure!

Volunteering enables you to actively participate in a cause you believe in. Whether this is large or small, building a school or teaching in the classrooms, with volunteering you have...

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Easter volunteer programme
Easter Volunteer Programme

The various holidays throughout the academic calendar can be busy periods in-country and this Easter volunteer programme is no exception. Here's a brief run-down of just some of the work...

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Tegbi Clinic water tank
A new water tank for Tegbi Clinic

The new water tank at Tegbi Clinic in Ghana will ensure that there is a sufficient water supply to the clinic for it to run properly and provide improved health...

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Ethical Volunteering
Is volunteering ethical?

Is volunteering ethical? Some argue that volunteering overseas can do more harm than good, as volunteer providers neglect the needs of the local community and fail to create long-term change....

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