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From the stunning mountain landscapes to the rich culture and fascinating history, there are many reasons to come to Nepal.  However, behind the first impressions is a country which has faced many challenges. From the impact of natural disasters and climate change to emerging after years of political conflict, the resilient people of Nepal have had to maintain livelihoods on a tough landscape, from the highest mountains to the hot plains of Terai.

October 7, 2015

Over the weekend, 17 ambitious goals and 169 targets were adopted by world leaders.

By 2030 the United Nations hopes to achieve three overall objectives through the Sustainable Development Goals (better known as the Global Goals): end poverty, fight inequality and tackle climate change. Raleigh International believes that young people are the key to achieving these goals.

September 30, 2015

On Thursday August 13th, staff, volunteers and supporters gathered in Mysore to mark the closure of Raleigh International’s operations in India, and to celebrate seven years of incredible work alongside rural communities.

August 17, 2015

International Youth Day is an opportunity to celebrate young people’s role as essential players in creating positive change. At Raleigh we believe the passion and energy of young people is the key to tackling the world’s problems, which is why it is so important for youth to be heard.

August 12, 2015

Congratulations to our Trustee Amy Holmes, Director of Better Regulation, EU and International policy at the UK’s Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra). Amy was awarded the OBE for services to Public Administration in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list.

June 18, 2015

At 5am on Saturday morning (May 30th), Charles Sanford and his team of 13 cyclists mounted their bikes in the village of Budleigh Salterton in Devon, the birthplace of Sir Walter Raleigh. 320 kilometres later, they arrived at the great explorer’s resting place, St Margaret’s Church in Westminster.

June 5, 2015
Raleigh International balloons at Charles' fundraising event

On May 30th, Charles Sanford will cycle an epic 320km in 16 hours from the birthplace of Sir Walter Raleigh in Budleigh Salterton to his final resting place in Westminster, all in memory of his younger brother James (pictured above), who passed away three years ago.

May 19, 2015

Newham Sixth Form College needs your support to win funding to enable some of its students to take part in a Raleigh expedition. The college is looking for funding from the Aviva Community Fund to enable disadvantaged students to volunteer. Voting is open from 1st– 31st May and, at the end of the month, judges will review bids from a shortlist of the charities with the most votes.

May 5, 2015