Volunteering Abroad

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Read the latest articles about volunteering overseas and blog entries from volunteers abroad.

Volunteer Abroad

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Kaelyn explores the impact of one phrase on her life and Burma's future. 

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Looking beyond Western ideals of what makes a "modern" country.

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As Tom bikes closer to Africa, he's startled by his own reliance on stereotypes.

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Tom is taking a road less travelled, to tell a story that isn't often told.

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The key to packing for long-term travel? Redefining the role that possessions play in your life. 

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Kaelyn leaves a life of comfort behind—again.

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Steph learns more about the daily lives and hardships of the young people that her charity supports.

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As a Peace Corps volunteer discovers, sometimes the very smallest things can make or break an experience abroad.
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