Today we're celebrating International Youth Day and what better way than to highlight how young people from around the globe are working together to bring about social change.
For a first hand account, we've asked city boy, Onesphore Dushimirimana to give us a lowdown on taking part in Tearfund ICS in his home country of Rwanda, earlier this year.
A.level results are just around the corner. It's that time of year again when nerves get fraught and we play the waiting game. For some of us it's a distant memory, but I bet however distant, you can still conjure up that feeling of waiting to find out.
I own a pair of TOMS.
For those who aren’t aware of this company, they have a mission to change the way we buy shoes. If you buy a pair, they will give a pair of shoes to someone in a developing country! I love this concept.
I want to be a world changer, buying TOMS shoes is just one little part of this.
Munazi village in Southern Rwanda is an extremely impoverished community – only 60% of its population have electricity and there is no access to clean water. In the midst of this, Tearfund’s International Citizen Service teams are working with the Rural Development Inter-Diocesan Service (RDIS) to encourage community action by empowering vulnerable young women’s groups. Many of the single mothers growing up in Rwanda today become single mothers in their youth, often just 18-23 years of age. This demands independence fr