When Gemma MacMillan, a 24-year-old marketing specialist from Barwon Heads, met Dr Alma Ram, a 67-year-old community health leader from Amritsar, in northwest India, she realised something was lacking in her demanding c
If the thought of cycling more than 500 kilometres sends a lazy shudder up your spine, spare a thought for a group of 18 Australians who recently pedalled their way across Cambodia and Vietnam.
The community of the Uniting Church has been at the forefront of volunteering in Australia and overseas for decades. But it’s probably time to rethink how we respond to this worthy impulse.
The Uniting Journeys program will visit North India next month for a 14-day tour. This is the third trip to India and continues to strengthen the synod’s relationship with its partner church in North India.
Life lessons in Laos
Would you like to share your skills with disadvantaged communities in Cambodia and Laos?
Uniting Journeys will be supporting schools in Cambodia and Laos this January through the Educational Support
Participants around a shared well in the Chuuk District of Kampot Province in Cambodia during a visit to the Cambodian Organisation for Children and Development, a local NGO which helps some of the area’s poorest people.