Home   News   Article

Cambridge teacher wins young volunteer award for work in India

By Ben Comber

International Youth (ICS) winner - Eleanor Carne from Cambridge volunteered in India
International Youth (ICS) winner - Eleanor Carne from Cambridge volunteered in India

Cambridge teacher Eleanor Carne has won one of the first VSO (Voluntary Services Overseas) volunteer awards for her exemplary work in India which she carried out with the International Citizen Service (ICS).

Eleanor, 27, won the the ‘International Youth’ award which recognises the contribution that an international youth volunteer has made during their placement.

Eleanor spent three months in Rajasthan, India, where she lead a team that worked to integrate youngsters from different castes and religions.

Since returning, Eleanor has been an advocate for women’s rights and got involved with VSO’s ‘She Will’ campaign. She’s currently involved with a sanitary towel project which ships sanitary products to girls in Rajasthan.


Iliffe Media does not moderate comments. Please click here for our house rules.

People who post abusive comments about other users or those featured in articles will be banned.

Thank you. Your comment has been received and will appear on the site shortly.


Terms of Comments

We do not actively moderate, monitor or edit contributions to the reader comments but we may intervene and take such action as we think necessary, please click here for our house rules.

If you have any concerns over the contents on our site, please either register those concerns using the report abuse button, contact us here.

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies - Learn More