The if i could… programme is proud to have connected students and volunteers with international internships in Cape Town and New Delhi. Our internships are a great way to gain work experience while contributing to a better world! Recently, GoOverseas interviewed our Programme Coordinator, Alison Clowes. Read on to find out more about her best travel…
We’ve got some awesome articles in our latest if i could… Newsletter this month! We highlight our efforts at the GoGlobal Expo in Boston last week, showcase our internship opportunities in Cape Town and New Delhi, share the best travel apps to help you plan your trip and stay connected, a look into a great book about the slums of India: Poor Little Rich Slum, and go on a tour of Robben Island with our interns. Enjoy this edition and share your thoughts with us on Facebook and Twitter!
Our latest newsletter is out!
Most of us are familiar with Mahatma Gandhi’s words; “Be the change you want to see in the world,” but how many of us are able to say that we are living that ideal? Being on an if i could… internship gives you the opportunity to be and create just that: change within yourself and change for the world around you.
In the midst of this chilly Cape Town weather if i could… said goodbye to five interns who spent the last three months supporting non-profit organisations in South Africa’s rapidly growing development sector.
To make you feel even more part of the if i could… experience, we have opened up our very own shop where we offer clothing with the unique and playful if i could… logo. The if i could… clothing line is made for active city dwellers who value simple and practical design, quality materials and affordable prices.
We are excited to share with our plans to launch our if i could… Programme in New Delhi, India! International students and graduates will soon be able to visit New Delhi for a meaningful and life-changing internship, whilst exploring the fascinating country of India, rich in culture, history and diversity.
After several years of practising medicine, Soweto-born Maria Phalime reached a realisation that it was time for her to put her career as a doctor behind her (she quit).
Straight from the kitchen of the traditional Portuguese-South African beachside restaurant, Castella Amare, is this recipe for sumptious Feijoada Potjie – traditional pork and bean stew, for those who can’t pronounce the name true to its Portuguese-South African roots!
In this edition, we feature the work of our interns and their achievements of working towards change. ThinkAfricaPress published an article from former if i could… intern Stephanie Hale, who reported about the progress of Khayelitsha Commission of Inquiry’s campaign to reform Khayelitsha policing, and we also learn more about Danielle Willig’s experience while working at an arts organisation.
Butternut soup is a favourite South African starter and is perfect for Cape Town’s chilly weather this season. The butternut has a flavor all on its own and it’s great to serve as a starter before a good South African braai, roast beef or lamb.