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Contents: Winter 2014

By Verge Magazine

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Why international non-profits want you to volunteer
New research sheds light on the reasons organizations take on international volunteers

Bringing medicine to the Panamanian jungle, via boat

A three-day river journey to a remote community in Panama's jungle is all part of the job for Floating Doctors volunteers.

Moving mountains in Nepal
Faced with insurmountable poverty, there's little that many Nepalis can do to elevate themselves. Against the odds, Vishu Sijali is trying to change that.

Video


Careers for globetrotters: Freediving instructor
The first in our new series of videos exploring international careers, and ways to make a living from your passion.  Meet Mark Rogers, who runs the only freediving operation in the Caribbean.


Departments

Workwhere: Get a career edge via travel
Be strategic about your international experience and stand out from the crowd.

Voluntravelller: How to be a star volunteer
An element of uncertainty accompanies any international experience. Here are five tips to help you get and give the most as an international volunteer.

Worldwise: The business of butterflies
How the Zanzibar Butterfly Centre is empowering rural farmers to build their own businesses.

And more!  Read this edition >>

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