Volunteering Abroad

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Read the latest articles about volunteering overseas and blog entries from volunteers abroad.

Volunteer Abroad

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Two weeks was all I need to know it was the right decision. 
When all my money was stolen in Nicaragua, I was at a loss. It turned out to be the best way to start the new year. 
In Ethiopia, more than 80 per cent of women give birth without a skilled health worker. If complications arise, the consequences can be tragic.

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Living in an isolated community in South Africa has presented a number of unexpected challenges.

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Being abroad has taught me many things, including that everything comes to an end. 
Where I work in Honduras, it will take everyone's buy-in to effect change. 

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I thought I was going to change the world. Instead, I learned that change takes time. 
I've discovered the greatest limitation to humanitarian work is the one I have the most control over. 
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