Welcome To Affecting Real Change

Affecting Real Change (Registered Charity No. 1143942) is a grass roots charity that works within local communities and facilitates responsible volunteering opportunities in the developing world. This website gives a brief description of who we are and what we can do with your help. Enjoy having a read, browse the photo gallery and please feel free to get in touch!

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How do you get involved?

Volunteers of all ages and backgrounds are welcome to join any of our trips. We have taken school groups, university students, past volunteers, friends of friends, teachers; all who are interested. There is always a range of ages and skills to contribute to any of our projects. Please complete the on-line application and we will get back to you.


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What do we do?

ARC takes volunteer groups out to schools or orphanages in developing world countries that are in need of construction work.


There are several key ingredients to one of our projects;


- working closely with the local communities,
- meeting the needs of the local communities,
- the hard work of our volunteers,
- and ensuring sustainability in everything that we do.


The best way to tell you what we do is by telling you what we’ve done – from market gardens and chicken farming, installation of water and sanitation facilities to an internet cafe, library and regeneration of school buildings…

Have a Question?

At ARC we thoroughly enjoy talking about what we do and the benefits for all involved. If you have any questions then please get in touch and a member of ARC will get in touch as soon as we can.


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