Charities I support
This page is dedicated to the charities I support. You can find them through the following links:
- Swapit // www.swapshop.co.uk
- Teaching English in Thailand // VOLUNTEER IN THAILAND! VE @ Keele is working with Manchester Metropolitan University and charity VESL to offer a limited number of volunteer placements in Thailand. The placements will be in summer school projects in rural communities in Northern Thailand for 4 weeks in August. Interested? Visit www.kusu.net/whats-on.html to download a leaflet for further informaiton and an application pack.
- Practical Action // www.practicalaction.org.uk Practical Action is the working name of Intermediate Technology Development Group Ltd. For over 40 years Practical Action has been working closely with some of the poorest people, building on their skills and knowledge to develop technology that will change lives for this and future generations. The founder, the economist Dr Fritz Schumacher, said "to talk about the future is only useful if it leads to action now". The results of this approach can be seen on their website.
- Women in Technology // www.womenintechnology.co.uk Technically this organisation is not a charity. Women-in-Technology organize free networking events for female IT professionals. Issues facing women in IT are on the agenda, introduced by people experienced in IT. Career training courses and a recruitment service are available. Women-in-Technology help job seekers make their next career move and can offer advice on getting back into work after a career break, putting together a CV and handling interviews successfully.