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Young people need to be heard to the change the world. The Raleigh International blog is a platform for young people to share their voices on issues and causes they feel passionate about. Views shared on the blog do not necessarily represent the views of Raleigh International

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In 2019, 6 youth from Raleigh Tanzania Society had an opportunity to join NOREC exchange program known as Exchange for Campaign, Empowerment and Leadership. During the program they conducted formative research on clean energy source where they came up with two behaviour interventions which are the use of gas and making and usage of briquettes known as paper charcoal, these interventions were piloted in 6 communities from Tanzania and Nepal on behaviour change tackling the sustainable development goal number 13, climate action.

September 16, 2020

Meet Lameck Kiula. He is a young Tanzanian and Raleigh alumni who volunteered with Raleigh Tanzania on an ICS WASH project in 2015 as an ICS Team Leader. Lameck has been an inspiration to many young people as he has dedicated his career on supporting girls by providing access to menstruation education for the young girls living in rural communities of Tanzania. As we celebrate International Charity day, lets celebrate and support the work done by our own alumni Lameck Kiula.

September 4, 2020

Young people living with disability are working in their communities to ensure progress in all aspects of development. Their voices and contribution towards decision making and identifying challenges related to projects through monitoring has given young people the confidence to speak their minds with freedom and transparency.

August 25, 2020

Youth engagement for global action is vital, as is putting young people from all over the world at the heart of acting for climate action, clean water and sanitation and decent work and economic growth. This International Youth Day, Raleigh Tanzania Operations Coordinator, Marie, explains how Raleigh young people in Tanzania are taking action.

August 11, 2020

Volunteering on Raleigh gives you the opportunity to make a change in the world, but it also changes you. Following his Raleigh placement in Costa Rica last year, RB employee Ted has been reflecting on what he learnt on Raleigh and how this helped him through the global pandemic.

July 28, 2020

Young people have the power to make a difference around the world. Mishro is a Youth Cluster Coordinator on Raleigh's SAY Programme in Tanzania. He explains why young people are the leaders that the world needs to invest in.

July 15, 2020

For development to be truly sustainable, the voices of ALL young people need to be heard. Yassin is a member of the Tanzania Albinism Society and a Raleigh Tanzania SAY Campaign Coordinator. He is passionate about ensuring that those with disabilities have the opportunity to drive change.

July 10, 2020

After volunteering with Raleigh Expedition in 2016, Raleigh Tanzania alumni Omary wanted to continue to create positive change supporting children and families in need in his local area. Omary took an idea to support children in his community and transformed it into a great business with a long-term commitment to improving his community.

July 3, 2020