Ghana and Botswana 2005
Alex volunteered for three months across Ghana and Zambia 2005 distributing aid, voluntering at a local orphanage and working in local HIV hospital wards in very remote and impoverished areas.
Alex volunteered through the Conservative Friends of International Development in Rwanda 2017- spending a few weeks teaching business skills and offering advice to local entrepeneurs.
Project Urafiki 2018
Rwanda 2017 was followed up by Tanzania 2018 the next year, again teaching and holding a business course to local businesses and students. Joining a group of twenty other Conservatives from CFID, we took support over giving health, educational and business support combining sports and a cultural exchange between Britain and Tanzania.
Teaching English in Shanghai
2004- 2005, Alex taught English in Shanghai through the British Council at a state secondary school. Teaching half a secondary school (eight classes of 25) speaking, reading and listening English to a group of very bright and eager pupils.
Volunteering in Ghana
While volunteering in Ghana, Alex also spent time volunteering at a secondary school teaching English and Maths for a few months.