Enjoy the outdoors? Love children and animals? The Riding for the Disabled Association
offers a rare volunteering experience that satisfies all your wishes. You don’t need any horse riding experience but enthusiasm and patience to assist in therapeutic riding sessions for disabled children, which are proven to have benefits such as improved muscle strength, coordination and concentration, as well as better self-image, emotion regulation skills and social relationships. And the rewards for you? A new appreciation for the gentle creatures and the genuine smiles on the little riders’ faces.
Show Some Love
Show your care to those with Down syndrome and autism by leading or assisting in LOVE 21 Foundation
's fitness and nutrition programmes, which are designed to help them build a fit body and more importantly, positive relationships with others, which is essential for mental wellbeing. There’s an array of activities that you can participate in, including dance, yoga, football and surfing classes. A healthy body and mind lay the foundation for a happy, fulfilling life – this is true not just for those you’re helping, but for you as well!