Changelooms’ Peer Visit: “Trust Me it Will Create Wonders”

Change Looms Learning and Leadership Journey (Changelooms) supports young people who have started and are running their own independent social initiatives. It provides skill and capacity building, mentoring support, financial support and networking opportunities. The 2013-2014 Changelooms journey has included cross-border peer visits for all participants. Cross-border engagement aims to address three   issues that... Continue Reading →

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A new group starts a new journey of change – inside and outside

Moments from GX over the years: Ten young bravehearts embarked upon a brand new expedition with Pravah earlier this month. They are volunteers in the Global Xchange programme, a Pravah- VSO initiative. They left for Manchester for the first lap of the programme on November 19, 2011 to live, work, and learn in a rural... Continue Reading →

“City slickers have a way about themselves” – An article by Rudrani Dasgupta, a volunteer at the GX programme this year

City slickers have a way about themselves. Armed with a battery of degrees and taught beliefs, everything that they say is right. Labels are right and so is a snap judgement. I was no different. When the London phase ended, I landed in India with certain arrogance. How alien could my own country get? I... Continue Reading →

Smile Acts in Action

The second meeting for Smile Acts was rooted in initiative taking by the SMILErs and was coordinated and conducted almost entirely by the volunteers on 16th October,2010. The day began with a reiteration of the objectives of the Smile Foundation which is self awareness and self realisation. The volunteers, who are all members of the... Continue Reading →

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