Sally Hetherington

International Women's Day, Women

Organisations to Support this International Women’s Day

This year’s International Women’s Day theme is Press for Progress. With strong momentum striving for gender parity, this theme is fitting. By raising awareness for gender parity (which, according to the World Economic Forum’s 2017 Global Gender Gap Report is over 200 years away), we can move forward and make progress. By supporting the wonderful not-for-profits below, you can be assured that you are playing your part in the economic empowerment of women around the world.  ...

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Cambodia, Human and Hope Association

One Year On

One year ago today, I left Cambodia after living there for five years, three months and five days. Human and Hope Association has continued to thrive since my departure. After I left, I was able to concentrate on fundraising, and we were able to raise the staff’s wages significantly. This has  ...

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Human and Hope Association

Thai, Our Unsung Hero

I am over the moon to announce that for the second year in a row, Human and Hope Association has taken out the World Relief Australia Unsung Hero award, this time for the incredible work of our Director, San Thai. Understanding the importance of education to break free of poverty, Thai was a  ...

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Cambodia, Charity, Child Protection, Developing countries, Development, Empowerment, Featured, Orphanages, Poverty, Poverty Tourism, Responsible Tourism, Social problems, South East Asia, Thoughts, Travel, Voluntourism

Read This Before Paying to Volunteer Overseas

Recently, Projects Abroad announced that by the end of 2017, they will no longer send volunteers to help directly in orphanages, instead focus on supporting community-based care for children. Although this is great progress for a company that generates great profits through the vulnerable, this  ...

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