Volunteer Abroad Blogs

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. 
Living in an isolated community in South Africa has presented a number of unexpected challenges.
Being abroad has taught me many things, including that everything comes to an end. 
I thought I was going to change the world. Instead, I learned that change takes time. 
In Ethiopia, more than 80 per cent of women give birth without a skilled health worker. If complications arise, the consequences can be tragic.
Climate change disproportionately affects indigenous communities. This organization is trying to change that.
I've discovered the greatest limitation to humanitarian work is the one I have the most control over. 
My most remarkable wildlife experiences volunteering in South Africa. 
I made a surprising discovery about the country's wildlife and people—and I want to change it. 
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