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ICS and international development news, views and debate.

We're always looking for new content, whether it's an article raising awareness, a report on a recent campaign or a blog from an ICS volunteer. Take a look at our ICS blog template and send your submissions to blogs@volunteerics.org. Get involved!

24 February 2017
Louise Rafferty
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Happy Fundraising Friday everyone! With the abundance of charity requests and events out there it can be hard to make your fundraising stand out.

18 February 2017
Johnny Murwill
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Whatever stage you’re at with your fundraising, it can be really easy to focus simply on hitting your target by your deadline - and that’s it. While this is obviously really important, fundraising can also be a great opp

3 February 2017
Emily Gorton
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Anisha Patel was so inspired by the women she met on placement in Ghana, she’s putting on an

1 February 2017
Rebecca Rawle
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Rebecca Rawle is leading an ICS team with VSO in Baglung, Nepal, working with the community on sexual reproductive health and rights. Their work has included raising awareness of the negative impacts of child marriage.

27 January 2017
Olivia Brett
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What we can’t emphasise strongly enough when starting your fundraising is the importance of taking advantage of who you know; contacts who can help organise you activities, increase your guest list or promote your event.

13 January 2017
Louise Rafferty
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Happy First Fundraising Friday of 2017! After the festive blow out it’s pretty common for everyone to be feeling the financial pinch in January. However, fundraising is still 100% possible at this time of year!

16 December 2016
Peri MacRae
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Hi guys! Happy Fundraising Friday everyone, it’s blog time again and this week we’re having a look into networks.

9 December 2016
Jack Howson
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“We are one family even though we all come from different areas of Uganda.”

6 December 2016
Jack Howson
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ICS volunteers across seven agencies, seven countries and three continents came together to celebrate #InternationalVolunteerDay, sharing a snapshot of their lives as voluntee

2 December 2016
Jack Howson
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At 16, Mahomed lost his sight from retinal detachments in both his eyes.

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