Why is Development in Action so important? Members of our management committee give their thoughts
“After graduating I was looking for opportunities to develop my existing skills while working overseas. Development in Action provided the perfect opportunity to gain this experience while also returning to India, a country I had been captivated by on a previous trip.
Another draw to DiA was the opportunity to get involved with the organisation in the UK. Following my placement in India I joined the management committee and have now been involved with managing the organisation for the past 18 months. During this time I have progressed within the organisation and developed a number of professional skills which have led me to my current job at a local environmental consultancy.
In addition to the skills and experience I have obtained through DiA, I have also had an amazing time and developed friendships with fellow volunteers which have shaped my personal life.” Continue reading »