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.
International Volunteer Day 2017
Our amazing volunteers come from many different backgrounds, countries and cultures. Whether they’ve volunteered overseas, or supported our training and assessment activities in the UK, they are at the heart of everything we do, and we simply wouldn’t exist without them. Here are just some of the wonderful volunteers whose efforts are helping us create lasting change.View the gallery
The impact we make
In 2016, we supported 2,000 young people, from 33 countries, to work with 200 rural communities.
Our work directly improved the lives of over 100,000 people.
people benefitted from improved access to safe water
safe sanitation structures built
young people trained in entrepreneurship to increase community resilience
mentors provided support to young entrepreneurs
people attended training in natural resource management