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Reported by Megan on 25th November 2016

How to fundraise from groups and trusts

You may be at the beginning, middle or nearing the end of your fundraising journey but you might have yet to realise that there is such a vast number of people other than friends, family and neighbours that you might not have thought of to contact for donations or sponsorship. Who to approach for donations? Do you have a local Rotary, Women’s Institute or Round Table group? These are organisations who work together to help the community, raise money for good...

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Reported by on 24th November 2016

Internships with impact – law and human rights

Internships with impact – law and human rights

Have you studied law, or perhaps newly into practicing law? Maybe you’re currently working as a lawyer and looking for an opportunity to support people in a rural community who struggle to get their voices heard or their rights protected? Camps International run internships in Borneo, partnering with a local organisation PACOS to support their programme of protecting the local people and give them legal support and advice.   Intro to internships Internships with Camps International provide the perfect opportunity...

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Reported by Megan on 18th November 2016

Fundraising Friday Star – Izzy!

Fundraising Friday Star – Izzy!

Oh my goodness! Izzy is doing so brilliantly we just HAD to share her story with you this week. This is a perfect example of where determination can get you, Izzy used her initiative and it's seriously paid off! She is almost at her total and still going, have a read and be inspired. Well done!  When I first heard about the expedition I thought that it was an absolutely amazing opportunity. I have always wanted to do something like...

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Reported by on 17th November 2016

Cambodia – viewpoint of a Teacher

Cambodia – viewpoint of a Teacher

“You’re doing WHAT over half term?” was the general reaction to my response when asked about how I planned to spend my precious week off in October. “Rather you than me” or “you’re going to be exhausted!” were some other examples. Nevertheless I had an air of excitement about me as I boarded the national express headed to Heathrow at 5am on the Saturday morning. I was off to experience ancient temples and the warmth of the Cambodian welcome. A...

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A volunteering trip with impact – uncovering Cambodia

Every trip we offer through Camps International has creating impact at the heart of the experience. This impact is on you as the traveller, giving you a real and authentic insight into the communities most in need in rural areas of Cambodia. You’ll stay within our camps, located within the communities you’ll be supporting through life-changing project work. You’ll meet some truly amazing people. They have very little, but their warmth, compassion and desire to get to know every volunteer...

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Reported by Megan on 09th November 2016

My journey to Cambodia

My journey to Cambodia

I want to share with you some of my experiences from my recent journey to Cambodia … what a journey it was.. Even a week seemed daunting, this was something I had never done before. A new place, new people, a new challenge. I grabbed it with both hands and went in head first, I still think now that’s the best way. I was so excited yet extremely nervous, but these were good nerves. The thought of a new adventure...

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Reported by Megan on 04th November 2016

Fundraising Friday Star – Ryan!

Happy Friday all! This weeks fundraising Friday star is the wonderful Ryan! He is doing so well and has lots of inspirational ideas to share with you all, have a read folks! Prepare to be VERY impressed... Hi, my name is Ryan and I am fundraising for my trip to Tanzania in July 2017. I will be travelling with pupils from school. When I first heard about the expedition I felt excited and eager to start my journey. I can't...

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Reported by on 03rd November 2016

Discover Peru and help to change lives

Discover Peru and help to change lives

Peru offers a breath-taking world of contrasts, from sprawling desert and some of the deepest canyons in the world, to mountain glaciers and intense jungle. The vibrant clothing of the locals will open your eyes to a culture of one of the world’s most ancient civilisations. Alongside exploring the distinctive manmade floating reed villages on Lake Titicaca you’ll get the chance to trek the Salkantay Trail and tick visiting the ancient ruins of Machu Picchu off your bucket list. At...

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