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It takes Money and Grit

It takes an intrepid traveler to go to Uganda as an isla, International Service Learning Alliance intern. To make an impact in the lives of the community they serve, isla interns are Continue reading “It takes Money and Grit”

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How to Write a Support Letter

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You know you want to go abroad. You’ve chosen your destination. You know when you arrive. You’ve planned every meticulous detail to make sure this will be the best experience. You’ve saved for what seems like an eternity, but you still fall short on some hefty expenses. What do you do?

Writing support letters is one of the most effective ways to fundraise for a service experience abroad. (For other ideas, click here). Fundraising letters connect your friends, family, and local businesses to your cause and offers them an opportunity to support you in your fundraising efforts. Not quite sure how to write a letter? Just keep on reading to learn how to formulate one of your own!

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5 Ways to Fundraise for Service Abroad

hanna with Students (1)Have you ever wanted to go abroad and make a difference? Did it ever seem a little out of your reach financially? Today, young people have more debt than ever before, making going abroad seem next to impossible.

But it doesn’t have to be.

With a little elbow grease and ingenuity, going abroad is entirely possible! Below are 5 ways you can fund an experience of a lifetime, like our internships in Uganda!

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Warren Campbell Scholarship

The  Warren R. Campbell Memorial Scholarship applications are being accepted until September 21, 2016 for a 10-12 week internship in sustainable development in Uganda, beginning in January. We offer internships in 7 sectors. These are professional development opportunities to launch your career and enable action in rural communities that you are matched to.

Apply today! isla-serve.org/scholarship.

Meal time with a family of friends in the hillside village on Njakazinga in the Rwenzori Mountain rang

Kitchen garden farming on the steep hillside

Meeting with the local change agent! A kind hearted Jaja!

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