GENERAL
International Volunteer Day 2018 is the celebration of the relentless services of volunteers around the world. “Volunteers Build Resilient Communities” is to acknowledge & reward the efforts of the community volunteers. Tell us more about Your Story!
6 questions polled on this topic
99% response rate
388 responded out of 391 polled
Dec 5. 2018
What are the issues you have volunteered for? a) Children b) Education c) Digital literacy d) Health and Sanitation e) Environment and Infrastructure
Dec 5. 2018
What are the challenges you face while volunteering? a) Quality of volunteering programmes b) Make my voice heard c) Lack of Resources d) Support from family and community
Dec 5. 2018
In what ways have you supported the community? a) Financially b) Manual Service c) Social Media d) Community Service
Dec 5. 2018
What is the most pressing issue in your community? a) Lack of infrastructure and services b) Social inequality c) Lack of political commitment d) Natural disaster
Dec 5. 2018
Why do you volunteer? a) It feels good b) To change my community c) Academic purpose d) Employment opportunities
Dec 5. 2018
Why do you volunteer? a) It feels good b) To change my community c) Academic purpose d) Employment opportunities

POLL RESULTS

DEC 5. 2018
What are the issues you have volunteered for? a) Children b) Education c) Digital literacy d) Health and Sanitation e) Environment and Infrastructure
388 responded out of 391 polled
Female
41%
Children
 
Children
24%
Education
 
Education
5%
Digital literacy
 
Digital literacy
26%
Health and sanitation
 
Health and sanitation
5%
Environment and infrastructure
 
Environment and infrastructure

Male
21%
Children
 
Children
31%
Education
 
Education
9%
Digital literacy
 
Digital literacy
32%
Health and sanitation
 
Health and sanitation
6%
Environment and infrastructure
 
Environment and infrastructure
0-14
0%
children
 
children
0%
education
 
education
0%
digital literacy
 
digital literacy
0%
health and sanitation
 
health and sanitation
0%
environment and infrastructure
 
environment and infrastructure

15-19
28%
children
 
children
22%
education
 
education
6%
digital literacy
 
digital literacy
33%
health and sanitation
 
health and sanitation
11%
environment and infrastructure
 
environment and infrastructure

20-24
28%
children
 
children
26%
education
 
education
9%
digital literacy
 
digital literacy
30%
health and sanitation
 
health and sanitation
7%
environment and infrastructure
 
environment and infrastructure

25-30
33%
children
 
children
33%
education
 
education
0%
digital literacy
 
digital literacy
28%
health and sanitation
 
health and sanitation
6%
environment and infrastructure
 
environment and infrastructure

31-34
0%
children
 
children
100%
education
 
education
0%
digital literacy
 
digital literacy
0%
health and sanitation
 
health and sanitation
0%
environment and infrastructure
 
environment and infrastructure

35+
25%
children
 
children
25%
education
 
education
25%
digital literacy
 
digital literacy
25%
health and sanitation
 
health and sanitation
0%
environment and infrastructure
 
environment and infrastructure
29%
Children
 
Children
28%
Education
 
Education
8%
Digital literacy
 
Digital literacy
29%
Health and sanitation
 
Health and sanitation
7%
Environment and infrastructure
 
Environment and infrastructure
DEC 5. 2018
What are the challenges you face while volunteering? a) Quality of volunteering programmes b) Make my voice heard c) Lack of Resources d) Support from family and community
390 responded out of 396 polled
Female
48%
Quality of volunteering programmes
 
Quality of volunteering programmes
31%
Voice heard
 
Voice heard
8%
Lack of resources
 
Lack of resources
14%
Family and community support
 
Family and community support

Male
50%
Quality of volunteering programmes
 
Quality of volunteering programmes
21%
Voice heard
 
Voice heard
9%
Lack of resources
 
Lack of resources
20%
Family and community support
 
Family and community support
0-14
0%
quality of volunteering programmes
 
quality of volunteering programmes
0%
voice heard
 
voice heard
0%
lack of resources
 
lack of resources
0%
family and community support
 
family and community support

15-19
56%
quality of volunteering programmes
 
quality of volunteering programmes
28%
voice heard
 
voice heard
11%
lack of resources
 
lack of resources
6%
family and community support
 
family and community support

20-24
45%
quality of volunteering programmes
 
quality of volunteering programmes
24%
voice heard
 
voice heard
10%
lack of resources
 
lack of resources
21%
family and community support
 
family and community support

25-30
58%
quality of volunteering programmes
 
quality of volunteering programmes
26%
voice heard
 
voice heard
11%
lack of resources
 
lack of resources
5%
family and community support
 
family and community support

31-34
100%
quality of volunteering programmes
 
quality of volunteering programmes
0%
voice heard
 
voice heard
0%
lack of resources
 
lack of resources
0%
family and community support
 
family and community support

35+
80%
quality of volunteering programmes
 
quality of volunteering programmes
20%
voice heard
 
voice heard
0%
lack of resources
 
lack of resources
0%
family and community support
 
family and community support
50%
Quality of volunteering programmes
 
Quality of volunteering programmes
23%
Voice heard
 
Voice heard
13%
Lack of resources
 
Lack of resources
15%
Family and community support
 
Family and community support
DEC 5. 2018
In what ways have you supported the community? a) Financially b) Manual Service c) Social Media d) Community Service
396 responded out of 396 polled
Female
11%
Financially
 
Financially
46%
Manual Service
 
Manual Service
37%
Social Media
 
Social Media
6%
Community Service
 
Community Service

Male
8%
Financially
 
Financially
47%
Manual Service
 
Manual Service
34%
Social Media
 
Social Media
11%
Community Service
 
Community Service
0-14
0%
financially
 
financially
0%
manual service
 
manual service
0%
social media
 
social media
0%
community service
 
community service

15-19
11%
financially
 
financially
50%
manual service
 
manual service
33%
social media
 
social media
6%
community service
 
community service

20-24
6%
financially
 
financially
49%
manual service
 
manual service
32%
social media
 
social media
12%
community service
 
community service

25-30
11%
financially
 
financially
42%
manual service
 
manual service
47%
social media
 
social media
0%
community service
 
community service

31-34
0%
financially
 
financially
100%
manual service
 
manual service
0%
social media
 
social media
0%
community service
 
community service

35+
0%
financially
 
financially
67%
manual service
 
manual service
33%
social media
 
social media
0%
community service
 
community service
7%
Financially
 
Financially
48%
Manual Service
 
Manual Service
34%
Social Media
 
Social Media
10%
Community Service
 
Community Service
DEC 5. 2018
What is the most pressing issue in your community? a) Lack of infrastructure and services b) Social inequality c) Lack of political commitment d) Natural disaster
395 responded out of 399 polled
Female
40%
Lack of infrastructure
 
Lack of infrastructure
52%
Social inequality
 
Social inequality
3%
Lack of political commitment
 
Lack of political commitment
5%
Natural Disaster
 
Natural Disaster

Male
44%
Lack of infrastructure
 
Lack of infrastructure
37%
Social inequality
 
Social inequality
13%
Lack of political commitment
 
Lack of political commitment
5%
Natural Disaster
 
Natural Disaster
0-14
0%
lack of infrastructure
 
lack of infrastructure
0%
social inequality
 
social inequality
0%
lack of political commitment
 
lack of political commitment
0%
natural disaster
 
natural disaster

15-19
61%
lack of infrastructure
 
lack of infrastructure
33%
social inequality
 
social inequality
6%
lack of political commitment
 
lack of political commitment
0%
natural disaster
 
natural disaster

20-24
43%
lack of infrastructure
 
lack of infrastructure
43%
social inequality
 
social inequality
9%
lack of political commitment
 
lack of political commitment
5%
natural disaster
 
natural disaster

25-30
39%
lack of infrastructure
 
lack of infrastructure
50%
social inequality
 
social inequality
6%
lack of political commitment
 
lack of political commitment
6%
natural disaster
 
natural disaster

31-34
50%
lack of infrastructure
 
lack of infrastructure
50%
social inequality
 
social inequality
0%
lack of political commitment
 
lack of political commitment
0%
natural disaster
 
natural disaster

35+
17%
lack of infrastructure
 
lack of infrastructure
17%
social inequality
 
social inequality
0%
lack of political commitment
 
lack of political commitment
67%
natural disaster
 
natural disaster
42%
Lack of infrastructure
 
Lack of infrastructure
43%
Social inequality
 
Social inequality
10%
Lack of political commitment
 
Lack of political commitment
4%
Natural Disaster
 
Natural Disaster
DEC 5. 2018
Why do you volunteer? a) It feels good b) To change my community c) Academic purpose d) Employment opportunities
397 responded out of 400 polled
Female
14%
Weekly
 
Weekly
37%
Monthly
 
Monthly
42%
Annually
 
Annually
7%
Never
 
Never

Male
34%
Weekly
 
Weekly
41%
Monthly
 
Monthly
20%
Annually
 
Annually
5%
Never
 
Never
0-14
0%
weekly
 
weekly
0%
monthly
 
monthly
0%
annually
 
annually
0%
never
 
never

15-19
22%
weekly
 
weekly
39%
monthly
 
monthly
17%
annually
 
annually
22%
never
 
never

20-24
21%
weekly
 
weekly
43%
monthly
 
monthly
31%
annually
 
annually
5%
never
 
never

25-30
44%
weekly
 
weekly
28%
monthly
 
monthly
22%
annually
 
annually
6%
never
 
never

31-34
50%
weekly
 
weekly
0%
monthly
 
monthly
50%
annually
 
annually
0%
never
 
never

35+
67%
weekly
 
weekly
0%
monthly
 
monthly
17%
annually
 
annually
17%
never
 
never
27%
Weekly
 
Weekly
41%
Monthly
 
Monthly
27%
Annually
 
Annually
4%
Never
 
Never
DEC 5. 2018
Why do you volunteer? a) It feels good b) To change my community c) Academic purpose d) Employment opportunities
396 responded out of 407 polled
Female
42%
Feels Good
 
Feels Good
51%
Change my community
 
Change my community
5%
Academic purpose
 
Academic purpose
2%
Employment Opportunities
 
Employment Opportunities

Male
34%
Feels Good
 
Feels Good
58%
Change my community
 
Change my community
6%
Academic purpose
 
Academic purpose
2%
Employment Opportunities
 
Employment Opportunities
0-14
0%
feels good
 
feels good
0%
change my community
 
change my community
0%
academic purpose
 
academic purpose
0%
employment opportunities
 
employment opportunities

15-19
50%
feels good
 
feels good
39%
change my community
 
change my community
11%
academic purpose
 
academic purpose
0%
employment opportunities
 
employment opportunities

20-24
34%
feels good
 
feels good
61%
change my community
 
change my community
4%
academic purpose
 
academic purpose
1%
employment opportunities
 
employment opportunities

25-30
33%
feels good
 
feels good
67%
change my community
 
change my community
0%
academic purpose
 
academic purpose
0%
employment opportunities
 
employment opportunities

31-34
0%
feels good
 
feels good
100%
change my community
 
change my community
0%
academic purpose
 
academic purpose
0%
employment opportunities
 
employment opportunities

35+
33%
feels good
 
feels good
50%
change my community
 
change my community
0%
academic purpose
 
academic purpose
17%
employment opportunities
 
employment opportunities
38%
Feels Good
 
Feels Good
54%
Change my community
 
Change my community
5%
Academic purpose
 
Academic purpose
3%
Employment Opportunities
 
Employment Opportunities

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