Volunteer Abroad Blogs

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Volunteering doesn't have to stop with your official placement. Earn those stripes. 

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When a volunteer opportunity doesn't pan out as expected, Alicia learns a valuable lesson.

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The challenges faced as the end of the school year—and a return home—approaches.

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Dealing with the heartbreak of living abroad. 

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In rural Burma, traditional agriculture practices have maintained the forest for decades, but can they endure in the face of modernization? 

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How learning about coffee helped Alicia to understand Colombian culture.

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Kaelyn tries to create change by spreading environmental knowledge to remote communities of Burma. 

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What does it mean to discount something as operating on "African time"?

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Tourism in Gambia exposes how prescriptions for Africa are only skin deep.
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