Monthly Archive: August, 2015

Mexico Week 1 – Breaking New Ground

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Over the past week, UK mentors have been delivering Debate Mate’s programme in Mexico City for the first time in the organisation’s history. Here is one mentor’s summary of the first week. My fellow… Continue reading

Jamaica Week 2- Making breakthroughs in Ocho Rios

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Over the past week, UK mentors have been delivering Debate Mate’s programme in the deprived area of Steertown, Kingston alongside Jamaican mentors. A majority of the students attending belonged to a summer intervention… Continue reading

Kigali, History and Memory

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When we first arrived in Kigali the majority of us had very little knowledge of Rwandan history and culture, we were all aware of the tragic genocide that took place in 1994, but… Continue reading

Jamaica Week 1 – Boystown, Kingston

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Over the past week, UK mentors have been delivering Debate Mate’s programme in the deprived area of Boystown, Kingston alongside Jamaican mentors. Here is one mentor’s recap of the week. As we entered… Continue reading