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Global Village volunteers work alongside families in need to build simple, decent, affordable homes in communities around the world. A Global Village trip can be a life changing experience for you, the community you visit, and the families whose lives are ...
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Involvement Volunteers Association Inc. (IVI) helps volunteers from over 16 countries to participate in the many and varied volunteer placements available in an increasing number of lands around the world. Projects include social and community services as ...
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The aim of AJUDE's volunteer workcamps in Mozambique is to rebuild social cooperation and create economic stability to provide people with access to health care, sanitation and education. Workcamp projects include environmental conservation, AIDS awarenes ...
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The Leap provides a variety of voluntary work and sporting programmes all round the world. They uniquely combine the exciting elements of adventure travel with helping on sustainable eco-tourism/safari, conservation and community projects. All Leap projec ...
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UNS Exchange arranges and supports the placements of around 300 volunteers per year on International Volunteer Projects in more than 50 countries worldwide. The volunteers work on environmental, social and cultural projects with local people. Projects off ...
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Volunteer Africa offers volunteer opportunities in rural development and working with orphaned and vulnerable children. In rural development projects, volunteers work alongside villagers building village health centres, school classrooms, pit latrines and ...
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The Akha Heritage Foundation's chief work with the Akha is providing security for human rights, and repairing damage which has been done to the community. Communities with protected human rights flourish, communities without human rights drop into despair ...
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Looking to participate in a radically green development project? Long Way Home is currently constructing a self sustainable 18-building K-11 school in the Western Highlands of Guatemala. Using alternative methods and materials, we are empowering the yout ...
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Ugunja Community Resource Centre (UCRC) welcomes open-minded, motivated individuals eager to learn from and contribute to small-scale, community-based development initiatives. International placements are available within a range of programs and activitie ...
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Friends of ATD Fourth World volunteer their time and talents, offering all kinds of experience and skills. They are essential for the development of their anti-poverty work in the UK and work closely with the full-time team. There are many opportunities f ...
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SCI Work camps are short term projects with long term goals. Most work camps have a specific goal or task to be achieved in the 2
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El Porvenir invites volunteers to travel to Nicaragua and make their vacation really meaningful by sharing the life and work of a Nicaraguan village. El Porvenir offers groups of 10-15 people the opportunity to work side-by-side with villagers on one of t ...
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Looking for an opportunity to share a holiday with a group of people to help a less fortune society? Join a Bangladesh Work Camps Association (BWCA) camp! Work Camp projects include social welfare, rural development, community and organizational developme ...
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Adults Go Abroad combines volunteer placements in a work environment with host family or work site accommodations, including participation in community activities allowing volunteers to live the cultural and socio-economic realities of their host country. ...
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COOPI is committed to fighting against social injustice and poverty in the global South and to building a future that guarantees everyone adequate living conditions, equal opportunities and respect of their rights. In order to carry out its development pr ...
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Adventure travel holidays which include a few days in a local community contributing to a project.
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Madventurer community projects focus on building basic infrastructure to assist local community development. Their key focus is youth development and the provision and improvement of health, education and sanitation facilities such as schools, clinics, to ...
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Experiential Learning International (ELI) partners with local organizations to provide international volunteer placements in various fields including social work, education, conservation and health care. Placements include positions in schools, orphanages ...
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Soft Power Education provides volunteer opportunities for participants to help improve the educational facilities of schools in Uganda. Volunteers come from countries around the world to live and work in Uganda while living within the local community, exp ...
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Although Casa Guatemala depends on private donations and to a lesser degree the income it generates from the hotel and farm shop, an essential part of its workforce are the foreign volunteers who generously give of their time and expertise in support of t ...
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