Inspiring communities and young people around the world to create lasting change

We believe that when local communities and young people work side by side to create positive change, it empowers them. And it’s the energy and motivation of empowered people that creates lasting change.

Join the Raleigh Volunteer Gallery

Wednesday 5 December is International Volunteer Day! Our Raleigh Volunteer Gallery has hundreds of pictures of volunteers - submit a picture from when you were volunteering and join your fellow Raleigh alumni.

Create your image and join the gallery

The impact we make

Together with young people, across five countries, we helped change the lives of more than 50,000 people in 2017.

Icon world with drop pins

young people from 34 countries took part in Raleigh’s programmes

Icon water in hands

people in 64 communities were impacted by our WASH (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene) programme

Icon man in lightbulb

young entrepreneurs built the skills they need to succeed

Trees graphic

trees were planted by local young people

“I’ve got a lot more independence and I’ve got my own story now from my gap year. ”

Read their story