Raleigh latest

Keep up to date with Raleigh news, views and featured stories.

Google team two have finished their training with rural entrepreneurs in Ndembela. As Pitch Day approaches they prepare to decide who will receive funding to advance their business.

Written by Google volunteer Orlaith, Google 2.

July 25, 2017

After a week spent in the beautiful village of Mbwewe, the Googlers have experienced a lot. From debriefing the day and planning the next one, stargazing at night, enjoying chipsmayai directly from one of our entrepreneurs; and experiencing some really touching moments when we were able to make a difference to our entrepreneurs' businesses. They have become a real team, understanding each others’ daily routine and working together successfully.

Written by Google volunteer Flora, Google 4. Photos by Rosie.

July 24, 2017

Google team one are in Mabonde where they met the rural entrepreneurs they will be working alongside and helping deliver training for.

Written by Google Volunteers Nate and Maura.

July 24, 2017

Googlers have travelled to Tanzania to help Raleigh International entrepreneurs build their skills and improve their businesses.

July 3, 2017

Stacey Adams, Raleigh International CEO, writes about the importance of measuring the long-term effect of national volunteering in developing countries and how it can help ensure the sustainability of development projects. She draws on a new independent report from NEF Consulting, released this week, which analyses Raleigh International's impact on in-country volunteers.

May 24, 2017

Today Raleigh International Borneo and Land, Empowerment, Animals and People (LEAP) launch a ground-breaking project in Malaysia which aims to protect a globally-important rainforest, its wildlife and safeguard the future of indigenous communities.

Sustainable Alternative Livelihoods for Youth in Borneo, or SALY-B, will combine indigenous knowledge about nature with modern conservation techniques, while also supporting young people to start green businesses which protect the environment and help communities thrive.

It is funded by the US Department of State’s Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs (OES) and the legacy donation of Sarah Young, in memory of Raleigh Borneo alumna Sarah.

February 27, 2017