Volunteer Abroad Blogs

Andrew O'Dea thought he was going to volunteer in South America. Instead, he wound up in the Caribbean.
Blogger Camaro reflects on retail therapy, Ghana-style.
Think that volunteering in Bali means that you should pack a bikini and flip-flops? Think again.
A stroll through the streets of Ambositra re-awakens an international volunteer's senses.
Volunteers in Bali ensure that houses become a home.
Rudayna attempts to catch her breath while working abroad in Quito, Ecuador.
In the land of lush rainforest and friendly smiles, Andrew reflects on what the phrase "third world" really means.
Ghana: Where nothing goes as planned and everything works out beautifully anyway.
Andrew O'Dea's mantra for preparing for his overseas volunteer project? "Optimism!"
As Youth Challenge International blogger Andrew O'Dea prepares to depart for Guyana, he reflects on Mark Twain's famous words. 
Sometimes navigating foreign medical clinics can cause more pain than the initial illness.
An intern reflects on the advantages—and disadvantages—of people mistakenly believing that she's Ghanaian. 
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