International Development

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The volunteers of Peace Brigades International (PBI) come from many different countries and backgrounds but share a strong commitment to nonviolence and a belief in the contribution that ordinary people can make to creating a more peaceful and just world. ...
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JHR provides an opportunity for experienced journalists and lawyers to contribute to media development and human rights awareness in some of the world's poorest yet most dynamic regions. JHR does not send journalists or lawyers overseas to work by themsel ...
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Le Carrefour de solidarité internationale offre plusieurs stages internationaux pour les 19-30 ans désirant s'engager en solidarité internationale. Nos stages de 6 mois au Pérou et en Haiti se font dans des domaines très variés: environnement, nutrition, ...
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CIVS is a small Kenya based organization which offers the opportunity of getting involved in projects all over Kenya during a voluntary service. We offer a wide range of projects for our volunteers to choose from and we organize work camps as well as Medi ...
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Combine conservation projects with community development and adventure programmes and make a Gap Year, Career Break or Summer Holiday a Life Changing experience! Placement types include marine conservation, various teaching and community projects. Project ...
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MADRE provides essential support to their partner organizations through their volunteer program, Sisters Without Borders. When requested by their partners, MADRE arranges for culturally competent, skilled professionals to work with women and children and ...
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Myanmar is undergoing a period of education reform. Teacher Educators will play a crucial role in VSO’s teacher education project in Myanmar. Based at an Education College, you will support teacher education reforms in Myanmar and build the capacity of lo ...
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Is volunteering abroad helping or harming the developing world? Is there a way for us to contribute to development while also critiquing it? At Operation Groundswell, we connect with local activists, artists, organizations, farmers and change-makers that ...
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Ready for a different kind of travel experience? Developing World Connections is a non-profit organization that offers individuals and groups of any age and background the opportunity to help those in need in the developing world through International Vol ...
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Study Tour participants have the unique opportunity of seeing community development in action in Uganda or Tanzania. You will meet with local community members, learn about CPAR
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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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Mer et Monde est un organisme québécois d'initiation à la coopération internationale implanté au Honduras et au Sénégal. Nous offrons des stages, de groupe et individuels, sur mesure et adaptés aux étudiants ainsi qu'à l'ensemble de la population, active ...
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United Planet's unique Volunteer Abroad Quest programme combines volunteering abroad, language learning, cultural activities, learning excursions, and special Cultural Awareness Projects to provide an incredibly fulfilling experience for volunteers and va ...
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Short and long term projects are available for volunteers who wish to make a difference by volunteering their time internationally. Projects take place in Africa, Latin America and Asia and range from working with street children in Ecuador, teaching Engl ...
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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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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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The Foundation for Sustainable Development (FSD) reduces global poverty by providing over 300 grassroots organizations around the world with training and key resources to address pressing socioeconomic issues. A leader in asset-based community development ...
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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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Centro de Intercambio y Solidaridad (CIS) offers opportunities for volunteers in the areas of education and social programmes. More specifically, volunteers can donate their time as English teachers or as election volunteers. Volunteers must cover the cos ...
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GapGuru creates unique gap year programmes for individuals. They provide essential planning and structure to enable participants to make the most of their time out. Volunteer placements may include work with children, conservation work, or placements in j ...
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