For those of you that haven't taken us up on the fantastic offer of Charlie's debut work Depression: I Don't Understand for just 0.99, here is an excerpt from his short memoir. Please share with friends and family, we want to reach as many people as possible. I've worked in Uganda for many years. I … Continue reading A short excerpt from Charlie’s book …
We have a big announcement to make! Considering the early success of Charlie's ebook, we've decided to keep the cost at £0.99 ($1.26) because we want it to be available to everyone, to try and show people that it's OK to share stories about #depression #anxiety and #mentalhealth. Charlie's story is emotional, powerful and brutally … Continue reading Depression: I Don’t Understand
FANCY WINNING A £10 AMAZON VOUCHER? SIMPLY ENTER YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS INTO OUR WEBSITE [WWW.BORAVENTURES.ONLINE] AND WE WILL SUBMIT YOU INTO THE DRAW! Here at Bora Ventures, we are new to publishing, but we certainly aren't new to writing. One of the biggest challenges we've faced in the past is trying to condense all of … Continue reading Getting back into writing
Over the past couple of months, the team here at Zuri and Bora have been working extremely hard to add another element to our world: writing. As freelancers, independent travelers and aspiring writers, it has been our dream for a while now to produce books that make a positive contribution to the world, in keeping … Continue reading Publishing our first book!
I've been totally addicted to researching the promising future that appears to be ahead of 'direct payments' within the field of International Development. The term, and the concept, were launched by the organisation, aptly named as GiveDirectly. I have shared a link to their website below, should you wish to learn more about their work: … Continue reading Direct payments: The future?
(My family with Monica in London on the day of Mrs May's 'Vote of No Confidence'). Many of our supporters will know that we are currently hosting Monica Agaba here in the UK, our director of projects and operations in Uganda. We initially wanted Monica to visit the UK so that she could join Danielle … Continue reading A warm welcome to the Divided Kingdom
I’ve spent a large proportion of the past three years researching something that has come to be known as ‘voluntourism’. Many people don’t quite understand what the term means, but I’m going to explain, from my own experiences. When I left university in 2012, I had no idea what to do professionally so I decided … Continue reading Voluntourism? Not for us.