UCD volunteers yield results overseas

31st May, 2015
UCD volunteers yield results overseas
Andrew Byrne, UCD student, Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Professor Madeleine Lowery, biomedical engineer, UCD

✽ University College Dublin Volunteers Overseas (UCDVO) has placed 12,900 children in education programmes, and donated 570 computers to more than 20 schools, a new report has found.

Delivering Impact: The Economic, Cultural and Social Impact of University College Dublin was launched last week by Taoiseach Enda Kenny.

Since UCDVO’s launch in 2003, the organisation had established eight partnerships with NGOs, community groups and educational institutes in Haiti, India, Nicaragua, and other countries, the report stated. The organisation has,...

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