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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!

19 October 2016
Rebecca Corbett
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Restless Development ICS volunteer Rebecca Corbett spent her placement in Ushewekunze, a community just outside the Zimbabwean capital of Harare.

14 October 2016
Jack Howson
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Food. It’s something every ICS volunteer thinks about before going overseas and for many, sharing meals with their host family is something they’ll never forget.

12 October 2016
Cianne Jones
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Starting your own charity or NGO can seem like a scary prospect. Where do you begin? How do you test your ideas? What contacts do you need to make?

10 October 2016
Jack Howson
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Money makes the world go round.

7 October 2016
Louise Rafferty
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With a new season comes a new group of volunteers kicking of their ICS journey with some great fundraising! This week’s fundraising blog is all about getting started and getting stuck in!

28 September 2016
Jack Howson
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Amelia Womack was just 29 when she was elected as The Green Party’s Deputy Leader in 2014 – the youngest ever in political party history.

27 September 2016
Jack Howson
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FGM. Three letters that disguise the horrible reality of the words behind them: female genital mutilation.

26 September 2016
Jack Howson
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Nine months, three groups of volunteers, two countries, and hundreds of hours of filming and editing later and documentary filmmaker Tom Greenidge’s ICS journey is almos

23 September 2016
Olivia Brett
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Happy Friday! Before the weekend starts, take a seat and listen to the wise words of two wonderful ICS volunteers who cooked and climbed their way to the top!

23 September 2016
Jack Howson
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For 26-year-old Catherine Nchimbi, her job in data entry wasn’t the dream future she’d hoped for.

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