Press and media

Raleigh’s communications team is always available to speak to journalists interested in our work, or to support volunteers who would like to raise awareness of their time working on sustainable projects.

About Raleigh International (PDF)

Please contact:

Hannah Richards
+44 (0)20 3384 1854

Jamie Baird
+44 (0)20 3598 0643


Below you can find some of Raleigh International’s press coverage.

December 2016

Visiting my grandmother in rural Tanzania inspired me to make a difference

The Guardian – Voluntary Sector Network, 15th December 2016

Lucy makes an impact through international volunteering

Virgin Unite, 5th December 2016

Managing young volunteers in Nicaragua and Costa Rica: “I have to get them to slow down”

The Guardian – Voluntary Sector Network, 5th December 2016

November 2016

Kieran changes lives through volunteering: “Whether it’s a tiny step or a big leap, volunteering really does make a difference

Belfast Telegraph, 7th November 2016

October 2016

CatZero supports Ellie to make a positive change in Costa Rica

Grimsby Telegraph, 3rd October 2016

September 2016

Rosabel cycles for Nepal

Fife Today, 9th September 2016

August 2016

Volunteering in Borneo bridged the gap for Morna

The Edinburgh Reporter, 9th August 2016

Not ready for university? Volunteer to fill the gap

The Guardian, 17th August 2016

July 2016

Adrian looking forward to volunteering in Tanzania

The Northern Echo, 29th July 2016

June 2016

From Jersey to Tanzania: why volunteer?
Gallery Magazine (Jersey), 1st June 2016

Raleigh founder John Blashford-Snell on his lifetime of discovery
The Week, 29th June 2016

May 2016

The Jungle Book transports Helen back to Borneo (Malaysia), 9th May 2016

David volunteers in Nepal on anniversary of earthquake
Aberdeen Press and Journal, 12th May 2016

April 2016

The grandmother who introduced electricity to her Malaysian village
Huffington Post, 6th April 2016

Young Nepali volunteers join forces to rebuild their country, 8th April 2016

Rebuilding Nepal one year on: Asha’s story
Guardian, 25th April 2016

March 2016

The inspirational young women making a difference around the world
Huffington Post, 8th March 2016

Walking in the shoes of a Nepali woman
Huffington Post, 15th March 2016

February 2016

British Embassy and Raleigh work with young entrepreneurs in Costa Rica
GOV.UK, 22nd February 2016

January 2016

Ruth scoops photography award for India work
Glasgow Evening Times, 2nd January 2016

Tim claims the record after Everest climb
Wharfedale Observer, 8th January 2016

December 2015

In pictures: Celebrating ICS on International Volunteer Day
BBC News, 5th December 2015

November 2015

Squash star Madeline Perry reflects on her life-changing experience in Borneo
Irish Times, 29th November 2015

Volunteer talks about his excitement ahead of departure to Nepal
Worcester News, 19th November 2015

October 2015

‘It shaped me and made me who I am’ – Keyon tells his incredible story
ITV News, 21st October 2015

Art teacher set to explore passion for photography in Borneo
Stourbridge News, 29th October 2015

September 2015

‘I learnt more in ten weeks of volunteering than in two years of college’
The Independent, 14th September 2015

August 2015

Volunteering with Raleigh could help impress employers
Wales Online, 19th August 2015

June 2015

Things to consider before volunteering internationally
The Guardian, 2nd June 2015

April 2015

It’s time for politicians to listen to our sustainable development concerns
Huffington Post, 26th April 2015

Key points for NGOs to consider
The Travel Management section, 20th April 2015