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Participation & People

Democracy is built on inclusion, equal treatment and participation. It’s a fundamental building block for peace, sustainable development & human rights. The theme for Democracy Day in 2019 is “Participation”.

Solidarity or Charity?

On International Charity Day we ponder the differences between charity and solidarity. Charity, according to the United Nations, plays an important role in bringing about positive change. Is this true?

Planet Protection Conference

We are fighting to protect the planet with all good people on mother Earth. We stand tall and strong together with all good people world-wide. The time is now. If not us, then who? “There’s no planet B.”

Celebrating Female Teachers

Women’s rights are human rights” – therefore female teachers are in high demand. Girls are more likely to feel comfortable and secure in a classroom where they have the support & guidance of a female teacher.

Taking a Year Out

Taking a year out for some reason or another might be very beneficial for you. Here are some tips on how you can make the most of it, while you try to figure out what to do with your life.

Responsible volunteering resources

The topic of how to avoid the neo-colonial, eurocentric perspective in international volunteering is an important one. On this page, you will find articles, tips and news about it.

How to stay healthy: 8 tips

The comprehensive training programme that our international development volunteers go through prior to the project period, includes a module about the most frequent diseases in tropical countries.

Assisting preschools in Malawi

Local communities in Mzimba run preschools to promote early childhood development for their young ones. International volunteers assist with building playgrounds.

Homelessness in Denmark

The training period for the Take 10 Volunteers includes a thorough introduction to important humanitarian issues and causes. One of them deals with homelessness and poverty.

Day of the African Child

The Day of the African Child 2019 underscores that children’s rights must be upheld, regardless of difficult circumstances such as disasters, natural or man-made.

Child Labour Free Zones

Pulling children from toxic factory environments and giving them the opportunity to learn and educate themselves, hopefully with a brighter future ahead.

Meet Franziska, 20 years

Franziska finished high school last year. Not sure of what she wanted to study at university, she decided to take a gap year to get more experience and to figure out what she wants to do in her life.

Participation & People

Democracy is built on inclusion, equal treatment and participation. It’s a fundamental building block for peace, sustainable development & human rights. The theme for Democracy Day in 2019 is “Participation”.

Solidarity or Charity?

On International Charity Day we ponder the differences between charity and solidarity. Charity, according to the United Nations, plays an important role in bringing about positive change. Is this true?

Planet Protection Conference

We are fighting to protect the planet with all good people on mother Earth. We stand tall and strong together with all good people world-wide. The time is now. If not us, then who? “There’s no planet B.”

Celebrating Female Teachers

Women’s rights are human rights” – therefore female teachers are in high demand. Girls are more likely to feel comfortable and secure in a classroom where they have the support & guidance of a female teacher.

Taking a Year Out

Taking a year out for some reason or another might be very beneficial for you. Here are some tips on how you can make the most of it, while you try to figure out what to do with your life.

Responsible volunteering resources

The topic of how to avoid the neo-colonial, eurocentric perspective in international volunteering is an important one. On this page, you will find articles, tips and news about it.

How to stay healthy: 8 tips

The comprehensive training programme that our international development volunteers go through prior to the project period, includes a module about the most frequent diseases in tropical countries.

Assisting preschools in Malawi

Local communities in Mzimba run preschools to promote early childhood development for their young ones. International volunteers assist with building playgrounds.

Homelessness in Denmark

The training period for the Take 10 Volunteers includes a thorough introduction to important humanitarian issues and causes. One of them deals with homelessness and poverty.

Day of the African Child

The Day of the African Child 2019 underscores that children’s rights must be upheld, regardless of difficult circumstances such as disasters, natural or man-made.

Child Labour Free Zones

Pulling children from toxic factory environments and giving them the opportunity to learn and educate themselves, hopefully with a brighter future ahead.

Meet Franziska, 20 years

Franziska finished high school last year. Not sure of what she wanted to study at university, she decided to take a gap year to get more experience and to figure out what she wants to do in her life.

Living & working together

The learning centres are non-traditional boarding schools where students, teachers, &volunteers study, travel, work, do sports, cook, arrange events and share life in general together.

Climate March in Copenhagen

The May Team participated in the People’s March for Climate which took place in Copenhagen. Climate activist Greta Thunberg spoke at the event which was attended by around 40.000 people.

Another Kind of Volunteer

Gert Tjoelker who is a teacher at DRH Lindersvold, one of the learning centres shares some of his observations and reflections on training “another kind of volunteers”.

5 types of international volunteers

People who go to volunteer abroad, do it for a number of reasons, of course. In this article, we examine some different “types” of volunteers that we have met and their reasons for volunteering abroad.

Humanitarian Career: 5 tips

If you dream about “making that famous difference” with long term community development in poverty-stricken areas, here are some tips for you who are considering a humanitarian career.


An Action Packed Gap Year

Being at loss with what to do with your life can obviously bring a lot of frustrations. A break from studies can be good. A structured gap year to study, travel and volunteer could be even better

Solidarity with Mozambique

Despite being largely innocent of creating the climate crisis, Mozambique was severely punished by a most severe climate crisis: Cyclone Idai. You can assist the rebuilding efforts and volunteer in Mozambique.

Volunteering & your career

Volunteering abroad allows you to travel, broaden your horizons and experience cultures & places that are completely different from your own. Experiences that will make you reflect on your life

Empowering women

Principal Tina Whittington talks about her experiences as a promoter of empowerment of women, societal challenges & social justice. What does it take to bring about change?

Kadam Step Up in India

Kadam means Step-Up and it gives children who dropped out of school another chance. Once out of school, they fall behind and have few possibilities to get an education. So what to do?

Non-Traditional Training

The pedagogy at the learning centres is non-traditional. It aims at combining theory and practice in a community setting. Teamwork, conflict resolution & doing field work and much more

Winter Concert Camp

Challenges and surprises awaited the January Team, from DRH Lindersvold in Denmark, for their “Week X” – a week in the preparation period where the team must organise a sizeable event