Volunteer Abroad Blogs

As Daniel starts his volunteer placement, he begins to question his role. 
Volunteering doesn't have to stop with your official placement. Earn those stripes. 
When a volunteer opportunity doesn't pan out as expected, Alicia learns a valuable lesson.
The challenges faced as the end of the school year—and a return home—approaches.
In rural Burma, traditional agriculture practices have maintained the forest for decades, but can they endure in the face of modernization? 
How learning about coffee helped Alicia to understand Colombian culture.
Kaelyn tries to create change by spreading environmental knowledge to remote communities of Burma. 
What does it mean to discount something as operating on "African time"?
Tourism in Gambia exposes how prescriptions for Africa are only skin deep.
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