We are able to send seeds and life stock quite cheaply and can fund buying goats, cows etc locally. These efforts are key to developing food production and nutrition. Volunteers with an agricultural background are invaluable Sierra Leone, Ghana, Vietnam
In Sierra Leone, we are carrying out nutritional studies and linking the results to medical records. This kind of work can generate huge community benefits in relation to child and maternal health and links strongly with diet and farm production. We could develop such projects at any of our sites.
The Plant a Tree, Fund a Dream programme is one of our flagship projects and we have ambitious plans to plant at least one million trees in 2012 across our project ranges Sierra Leone, Ghana, Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Peru, Bolivia.. This work involves forestry management as well as running educational programmes and inspiring young children to get involved- great volunteering work.
Peace and Conflict studies
There is huge scope within our project areas for students to gain an insight to these processes and, through such as our Dragonfly project, to gain hands on experience. Sierra Leone, Sri Lanka, Vietnam