Alexandra Giddings volunteered on the International Citizen Service (ICS) programme through Skillshare International. Sadly, she passed away on May 15th, 2015 just 2 weeks after returning from her placement at the community based organisation ABC for Life, in Cape Town, South Africa. She was just 19 years old.
This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Coaching for Hope programme. That's why we're celebrating with the Football for Good Awards to showcase the positive impact football has had in communities around the globe.
Last week The United Nations released the ‘State of the World’s Volunteerism Report – Transforming Governance’, to coincide with Volunteers Week.
We are proud to announce that Skillshare Nepal will be working with VSO Nepal to engage Nepalese youth volunteers in relief efforts following the earthquakes last month.
In the month since the first earthquake shook Nepal, the Skillshare International team and volunteers have been working towards rebuilding some of the hardest-hit communities.
Last week Manchester Utd Legends Denis Irwin and Bryan Robson visited our Coaching for Hope Street Children Project in Johannesburg.
Our ICS Volunteers have been on placement in Lesotho for over a month now. Both Team OYAP and Team LENEPWHA have been busy conducting sessions on child-trafficking, HIV/AIDS, gender-based violence and child labour.