International Development And Relief: Articles, Programs, Blogs, Travel Resources
Written by Jeff Minthorn
May 25, 2011
The people of Cha'llapampa, Bolivia, want to encourage tourism. Four student volunteers want to help. But where do you start?
Published in Volunteer Abroad
Written by Jeff Minthorn
August 6, 2013
Doctors Without Borders Canada founder, Dr. Richard Heinzl has travelled to 75 countries (and counting.) He speaks with Verge about living life adventurously.
Published in Why we travel
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March 24, 2014
After decades of war, resignation has replaced hope for many young Afghans who have never seen peace.
Published in Work Abroad
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March 19, 2014
The challenges of beating HIV/AIDS in Africa are enormous—but the spirit of its young people may be even greater. 
Published in Volunteer Abroad
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March 24, 2014
The 2004 tsunami that slammed South East Asia has all but disappeared from the headlines here, but in the year since a group of UBC students has been working quietly to help people in Aceh, Indonesia, rebuild their homes and lives.
Published in Volunteer Abroad
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March 19, 2014
This province of Indonesia felt the impact of the 2004 tsunami more than anywhere else on the planet. The good news? It has helped to wage peace in this war-torn region.
Published in Beyond the Guidebook
Written by Andrea Gourgy
March 19, 2014
An exchange programme gives kids from Nairobi's slums and Maasai children a chance to teach each other about the different ways of life within their own country.
Published in Volunteer Abroad
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October 5, 2017
Anyone with a hammer and a shovel can start an international non-governmental organization, but you'll need more than just good intentions to make it work.
Published in Work Abroad
Written by Andrea Gourgy
March 24, 2014
Former development studies student and District Six Records founder, Dave Guenette, has introduced North America to some of Africa's hottest musicians. It's not about charity: it's about music.
Published in Why we travel
Written by Andrea Gourgy
June 30, 2011
A youth project on the island of Zanzibar has young women in the community taking pictures. But what they are taking away from the project is infinitely more valuable.
Published in Volunteer Abroad
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