January 16, 2018

The CAP Life Skills program at the schools in Orangi Town, Karachi, Pakistan is a much needed intervention in the lives of young individuals struggling hard with the rage & frustration that the political and economic situation around them has forced upon them. The program teaches them to stretch their boundaries and turn problems in to opportunities. It encourages them to not become a victim but be a problem solver by utilizing various tools that the CAP Trainers try to introduce them to.

The program also focuses on creating space for open dialogues and actions while maximizing the capacity of...

January 9, 2018

My first day of volunteering at the Cross Street Church today was great fun, I spent the session with the beginners. We started with little wooden models of famous London landmarks, spread across the table top. Most of the group were very quick to recognise the London Eye and name it, some of the other buildings took a bit of prompting - Big Ben went through a few names, "Big Mac" being one of my favourites. 

We moved onto a game of monopoly, of which the entire group were newbies. After handing out the cash, we each tallied up to check we had the correct amount - and chose our coloured cars. A...

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