Volunteer Abroad: Articles, Programs, Blogs, Travel Resources

When Joseph Otari declared the forest he owned just outside of Wellington protected land, he was defying the times. 
Volunteer teacher Cheryl Dunkerton finds that Mongolian students juggle more than just exams in order to make it through school.
Julia Steinecke finds it easy to meet NGOs and community organizations, like Big Brother Mouse.
Armed with needle and thread, Carrie-Jane Williams helps Ugandan girls stay in school.
Colin Wiseman goes to Ecuador looking for political enlightenment—but finds that teaching kids to paint may be as much as he can handle in one trip.
Don't just take our word for it. Verge interviewed some key execs to get their take on gap years. The bottom line? Go for it.
Living, working or studying overseas not only involves the day to day effort of doing your job or keeping up with your school work, but also requires you to adapt to the culture that you've planted yourself in. The question is: Are you that type?
Young Canadian volunteers with Médicins Sans Frontières talk about braving some of the world's worst conflict zones to deliver help where it's desperately needed.
Want to travel, but can't afford it? Why not volunteer abroad and fundraise?
Toilet rolls, poisoned darts and Dead Sea muck: Humanitarian NGO volunteer, Verge correspondent and veteran traveller Mike Fuchigami on his version of international trade.
The people of Cha'llapampa, Bolivia, want to encourage tourism. Four student volunteers want to help. But where do you start?
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