Participants of the ZimFast challenege

Good Deed of the Day

  Good Deed of the Day   After spending six months living on rice and beans, whilst living in a rural Nicaraguan village, I’ve convinced my partner in crime Luke, and our old chum Chantel, to join me on a six day Zimbabwean-themed fast.     The purpose is to help raise funds for the beautiful charity…

Domino Effect: Nicaragua

  Global Domino Effect Whilst taking shelter from a tropical storm, which turned our rural Nicaraguan village into a series of rivers, I didn’t believe the locals when they said there’d soon be no rain at all. Up until then, the Nicaragua I had fallen in love with was rich and green; fields and mountains…

Birth of a VSO Global Citizen

The Birth of a Global Citizen – A Personal Learning Journey At the start of Global Xchange, and even throughout the programme, I was loud, naive and thought pretty highly of myself. I had always been one of the leaders within my groups of friends back home and was generally perceived as being pretty bright.…