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Fundacion Bolivar Education: Volunteer Work in Ecuador

Foundation Bolivar Education is a non-profit organization based in Quito and founded in 1995, giving support to different areas where volunteers make a difference through their work and contribution. The foundation's assistance is carefully studied and ta ...
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Iko Poran is affiliated with a number of NGOs. Through these organizations, Iko Poran offers volunteer programs to cater to benefit the communities they serve. Volunteers have a unique experience of by actively participating in developing communities for ...
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Camphill Communities offers volunteer positions for those wishing to volunteer their time with people with mental disabilities and learning difficulties. Various sites are located throughout the UK and Ireland. Generally, no qualifications are necessary, ...
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Allianssi Youth Exchanges offers workcamp opportunities to international volunteers in Finland each year through the Alliance of the European Voluntary Service Organizations. Most applicants are recent high school graduates or university students who want ...
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Work with indigenous people in community based programs that promote autonomy and quality of life. Some programs include setting up mobile dental clinics to serve children, developing teaching curriculum with teachers in Nicaragua and Nepal. Working on a ...
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KIDS Worldwide helps to organize placements for international volunteers to get involved in projects for children located in developing countries around the world. These projects are managed by organizations registered in the country in which they work. K ...
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As part of the Worldwide Experience portfolio they organize tailor-made trips for school groups. With the emphasis on
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Kenya Voluntary Development Association (KVDA) aims to promote peace, understanding, justice and development among Kenyans and within the international community. For this purpose the association recruits young men and women from diverse ethnic, national ...
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Hundreds of volunteers from around the world come to work at Sunseed Desert Technology (SDT) each year. SDT relies on these volunteers not only for their valuable work and ideas, but also for their funding
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The Solar Sisters Programme invites volunteers with a commitment to environmental justice and equitable distribution of resources to volunteer their time installing solar panels in remote Nepalese villages. All volunteers are welcome, one only needs the w ...
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UBECI Foundation aims to reduce the work hours for over 600 children, aged 1-17, who rather than being enrolled in school, work up to 12 hours a day in the markets of Quito. UBECI accomplishes this by providing educational, social, emotional, medical, and ...
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World Camp is committed to empowering children in impoverished communities around the world through education. They currently offer volunteer programs in Malawi, Africa. World Camp focuses on education and projects include programmes on HIV/AIDS preventio ...
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Proyecto San Gerardo has been providing skills training in central south Costa Rica for 10 years. We look for volunteers who have both the skills and the experience as well as the passion to help people learn. Our local students graduate with skills that ...
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Each year, Birzeit University organizes two fortnight-long work camps which give international students the opportunity to work alongside Palestinian students on community-orientated projects. Palestine & Arabic Studies students often join the camps, whic ...
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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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The WorldWide Volunteering (WWV) database enables volunteers to build an on-screen profile of their ideal volunteer placement which is then matched against the requirements of over 3200 organizations with more than 1,585,000 placements each year thro ...
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Volunteers have the unique opportunity to have a trip led or to work alongside Olympic and elite athletes in schools and orphanages in developing countries such as Rwanda and Malawi, where kids have few opportunities to play sports. KPI volunteer teams ha ...
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International Relief Friendship Fund (IRFF) has carried out numerous international relief programmes over the years. Projects have included work in the education, medical and development sectors. Youth Volunteer Camps carry out similar projects. Contact t ...
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Go Volunteer Africa coordinates placement of international volunteers who are committed to social development and who seek to learn and contribute by working as part of community initiated projects in developing countries in Africa. Go Volunteer Africa s ...
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