Bursary Reports 2008

Summer Bursary Scheme 2008 Reports Anna Grigoryeva : Arch and Anth Tripos - Internship with Intelligent Giving a UK charity which runs an online donor advisory service .......................................................................3 Carla Jones : Geographical Tripos - Volunteered at Unitierra a grass roots university in Mexico seeking to empower the local community................................................................5 Charlotte Bearn : Archaeology - Volunteer for community-based organisations in New Orleans working to re-build after Katrina..............................................................................7 Ciaran Malik : Engineering Tripos - Worked on an Engineers Without Borders project in an earthquake prone area of Nepal and in partnership with a local NGO.................................9 Dagna Drzazdzewska : Arch and Anth Tripos - Working with vulnerable street children in Odessa in the Ukraine .......................................................................................................12 Frederick Wilmot-Smith : Law Tripos - Internship with the Texas Defender Service working on death row appeals in Texas.............................................................................14 Holly Challenger : English Tripos - Internship with the Shakespeare Schools Festival in London and Shakespeare in the City in Liverpool..............................................................16 Isona Kakuchi : Natural Sciences Tripos - Volunteer with the Colombo Friends in Need Society in Sri Lanka working with disabled people ............................................................18 Juliette Sanders : Mfg Engineering Tripos - Worked in a team of volunteers to build a clean water system for a poor village in Thailand and funded by the Karen Hill Tribes Trust ...........................................................................................................................................21 Kinley Salmon : Economics - Volunteer with the Kenya Education Partnerships in a Ugandan secondary school ...............................................................................................23 Laura Giles : Law Tripos - Legal internship with Freedom Firm a charity that works to combat underage prostitution in southern India .................................................................26 Laura Parker : Mod & Med Langs Tripos - Volunteer with the WWF's Cambodian Mekong Dolphin Conservation project.............................................................................................28 Laura Robson : Geographical Tripos - Internship with an ACCEDES microfinance project in Burkina Faso..................................................................................................................30 Laurence Doering : Soc & Pol Sci Tripos - Internship with the St Petersburg Times in Russia................................................................................................................................31 Madeline Newell : Oriental Studies Tripos - Volunteer in the Caritas Baby Hospital in Bethlehem..........................................................................................................................33 Olivia O'Sullivan : Historical Tripos - Intern in London with Waging Peace, an NGO which campaigns against genocide and human rights abuses across the world .........................35

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