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:

Sean O’Brien
s.obrien@raleighinternational.org
+44 (0)203 598 0643

Jamie Baird
j.baird@raleighinternational.org
+44 (0)203 598 0643

Press coverage

October 2017

The perks of being a volunteer: Najma’s 10 “life-changing” weeks in Nicaragua
University of Westminster News, 9th October 2017

The Tanzania schoolboy who is a pioneer for handwashing in his community
Positive News, 15th October 2017

Raleigh International and JOA announce two-year partnership in rural Nicaragua and Tanzania
Bailiwick Express, 16th October 2017

September 2017

Nela is helping to alleviate the effects of climate change in Nicaragua
Whitby Gazette, 16th September 2017

August 2017

5 gap year ideas that will transform your career prospects
The Times Travel, 15th August 2017

A-level results: Why going to university isn’t the only option on results day
BBC Newsbeat, 17th August 2017

Don’t worry if you’ve missed your A-level grades
The Wiltshire Times, 18th August 2017

July 2017

A Llandudno woman returns from three-month impactful project in Nepal
North Wales Pioneer, 23rd July 2017

June 2017

Borneo project inspires Adelle’s passion for the environment
The Yorkshire Press, 4th June 2017

#50MillionTrees: the young people fighting deforestation in Tanzania
The Guardian, 5th June 2017

May 2017

Dereham teenager returns home from Nepal to make a difference in Norfolk
Dereham Times, 1st May 2017

April 2017

Kayleigh hopes to inspire others to make a positive difference after Tanzania project
Dudley News, 13th April 2017

March 2017

Hirebase and Buildbase announce partnership with Raleigh International
BDAILY, 20th March 2017

Making a difference this World Water Day
Virgin Unite, 22nd March 2017

February 2017

Why not turn your travels into an impactful project you won’t forget?
Epigram, 11th February 2017

January 2017

Matt sets out to support earthquake victims in Nepal
Isle of Wight County Press, 8th January 2017

December 2016

Raleigh’s reverse advent calendar is the nicest one ever
Metro, 2nd December 2016

Creating impact through international volunteering
Virgin Unite, 5th December 2016

Visiting my grandmother in rural Tanzania inspired me to make a difference
The Guardian, 15th December 2016

November 2016

When Kieran went to Nepal it changed his life
Belfast Telegraph, 7th November 2016

October 2016

Angus follows in dad’s footsteps, all the way to Nepal
The Courier, 3rd October 2016

September 2016

Capturing my Raleigh Nepal experience on video
The Well-Travelled Postcard, 12th September 2016

August 2016

Volunteering a stepping stone to university for Morna
The Edinburgh Reporter, 9th August 2016

Missing out on A-levels is an opportunity for Camilla
Islington Gazette, 16th August 2016

Volunteering shows there’s more than one way to fill a gap year
The Guardian, 17th August 2016

July 2016

Adrian prepares for Tanzania project
The Northern Echo, 19th July 2016

June 2016

Why did I volunteer in Tanzania?
Gallery Magazine (Jersey), 1st June 2016

A lifetime of adventure: explorer John Blashford-Snell
The Week, 29th June 2016

May 2016

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

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

April 2016

The barefoot Grandmother who brought elec
tricity to a Borneo village for the first time

Huffington Post, 6th April 2016

How Nepal’s young leaders are rebuilding their country
Virgin.com, 8th April 2016

A year on from the earthquake, we volunteers are rebuilding Nepal
Guardian, 25th April 2016

March 2016

Young women around the world are doing incredible work to improve the lives of others
Huffington Post, 8th March 2016

A Day in the Life of a Nepali Woman
Huffington Post, 15th March 2016

February 2016

British Embassy and Raleigh provide social entrepreneurship training
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

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

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

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

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