Volunteer Abroad: Articles, Programs, Blogs, Travel Resources

What does an influx of tourism mean for Guatemala's most famous city?
Our skilled volunteers share knowledge, ideas and experience to improve the quality of health, education and the environment, strengthen communities and influence lasting social change.
The highs and lows of unstable electricity (and there are little to no highs).
For communities living on the edge of animal territory, nature rules.
Verge’s From the Field bloggers reveal their top tricks for travelling for free or cheap.
Purchasing a one-way ticket seemed romantic, until it turned into disaster.
Do overseas NGOs really want international volunteers? Absolutely, according to new research by Dr. Erin Barnhart.
The UN calls insects a sustainable food source. Trina calls them a delicious treat.
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