Xander

GoFundMe
Bali 2017
Raised 46% of the Placement Fee

"It was hard to fundraise, but thanks to the help of my parents and friends, I was able to go to Bali!"

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Jessica
Grace

GoFundMe
India 2017
Raised 84% of the Placement Fee

"I saw other volunteers used GoFundMe and I had heard about its popularity so I thought I'd give it a go! Safe to say, it worked, and I'm going to India!" 

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Jessica
Jack

University Grant
Sri Lanka 2015
Covered 100% of the Placement Fee

"Universities love seeing their students do work experience and build up their skill set, and more often than not they will want to help you achieve that goal".

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Jessica
Samuel

University Grant
Sri Lanka 2017
Covered 100% of the Placement Fee

"I applied for a bursary in the Careers Network at my University. This involved writing essays and presenting talks for why I should receive the money and engaging in a short interview."

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Jessica
Melanie

GoFundMe
Bali 2017
Raised 32% of the Placement Fee

"Make sure you try to speak to as many people in person, it helps them understand what you'll be doing".

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Jessica
Kirsty

GoFundMe
Sri Lanka 2016 & Bali 2017
Raised 75% of the Placement Fee

"Ensuring all those I asked knew exactly what I needed the funds for - essentially I was going to be helping those in need in a developing country and so people were willing to help get me there."

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Jessica
Bethany

University Funding
Sri Lanka 2017
Raised cost of flights

"Using information provided by SLV.Global made me a lot more informed about the placement so I was in a better position when asked questions about what the money would be used for".

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Jessica
Clara

GoFundMe & Bake Sales
Sri Lanka 2017
Raised 87% of the Placement Fee

"At first, I was hesitant to start fundraising. Once I started, I was so overwhelmed with the amount of support I received from my family and friends! It was totally unexpected. It made be believe that people will support you way more than you think".

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Jessica
Albany

GoFundMe & Events
Sri Lanka 2016
Raised 76% of the Placement Fee

"I hosted a wide range of different events - my favourite being the one I held on St Patrick's day. I went round local pubs serving irish stew and getting people to make a donation".

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Jessica
Alice

University Funding & Church Donations
Sri Lanka 2017
Raised 100% of Placement Fee

"If it's available, it's always best to apply for a specific fund rather than asking generally".

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Jessica
Sarah

Fundraised through a company
Bali 2017
Raised 100% of the Placement Fee

"Think outside the box and use all your resources. Even small donations add up!"

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Jessica
Jonny

Jack Petchey Foundation
Bali 2016
Raised 100% of the Placement Fee

"Receiving the funding was amazing. I felt like the grant officer really supported the work I'd be doing and that made me so much more confident. It made the whole experience all the more special"

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Jessica