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Our New Information and Support Office Goes On A Journey Of Sustainability.

Pictured:  Comhlámh’s Ruth Powell and Chhoun Borith, the executive director of the host organisation, Khmer Youth for Sustainable Development (KYSD).   As Comhlámh’s new Information and Support officer, Ruth Powell was barely in the door of 12 Parliament Street before she headed off to Cambodia to a conference entitled “Journeys of sustainability”. Here’s her report. The conference brought together 32 people from 15 different organisations based

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How Do We Tackle The Problems of Orphanage Tourism?

Shannette Budhai, Volunteering Quality Project Officer at Comhlámh recently returned from a trip in London organised by Save the Children. It was an honour and a privilege to be invited as a panellist and also as a participant to the ‘Better Volunteering, Better Care’ workshop. The workshop itself aimed to tackle the growing problem of ‘orphanage volunteering’. There have been a series of media

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The Full Scoop

Photo: Conducting A Household Survey in Som Roung. Having graduated with a BSc International Development and Food Policy from University College Cork in 2012, Peter James Downey  wanted to use his degree for something good. Here he talks about how he got involved in volunteering. However finding a job within the development sector in Ireland is difficult. So I turned my attention abroad and found

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