1) Oxbridge Summer Camps Abroad [OSCA]
Get involved: OCSA sends Oxbridge students to teach English in summer camps for 5-6 weeks. Projects take place in Mainland China, Hong Kong & Japan.
*APPLICATIONS FOR 2016 OPEN SOON*
The Cambridge Information Evening will be held at 19:30, Saturday 7th November, in the Queen's Building Lecture Theatre, Emmanuel College
2) Education Partnerships Africa Mission: To work with rural communities in East Africa to improve the quality of secondary education. Get involved: Spend ten weeks working with a rural East African secondary school, designing and delivering a tailored investment programme - setting up health and careers initiatives, strengthening school organisation. http://epafrica.org.uk/get-involved/volunteer-with-us/
3) Cambridge University English Language Studies For Tibetans [CUELST] Mission: To advance education among the Tibetan communities living in exile in India, and other Himalayans. Get involved: Go on volunteering teaching placements for 4-6 weeks in Tibetan Communities in Nepal, Mongolia or India. http://himalayan.soc.srcf.net/index.php?insert=home.html
4) Cambridge University Helambu Education and Livelihood Project [CUHELP] Mission: Works in close collaboration with HELP; Helambu Education & Livelihood Project, a grassroots Nepali-based development NGO set up to work to improve educational standards in the remote Helambu region of Nepal Get involved: Volunteering projects include teach English at one of the 20-30 schools in this region. https://www.cusu.cam.ac.uk/societies/directory/helambuvolunteering/
5) Engineers Without Borders [EWB-Cambridge] Mission: To facilitate human development through engineering Get involved: You can get involved in projects such as the ‘Cameroon water Project’, new placements will be announced soon. https://www.facebook.com/EWBcambridge/info/?tab=page_info
6) Cambridge Kenyan Orphan Project [KOP] Mission: To give every child equal opportunity Get involved: KOP students from Cambridge University fundraise for KOP throughout the year and then prepare to go to Kenya for 2 weeks in the summer holidays to visit the types of projects their money is supporting - e.g. ‘Healthstart’
7) Cambridge Volunteers in Nepal [CVN] Get involved: You could be one of the fourteen Cambridge students sent to Nepal to work on various volunteering projects. https://www.cusu.cam.ac.uk/societies/directory/nepal/
If you have any questions about getting involved in charity work, feel free to contact me! Enjoy the rest of week 4!