Tag Archives: Volunteer

Twelve year old teacher goes to India

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Share it now!Teaching is one of my passions. My name is Manika Bhatia. I am a 12 year old girl, studying in 7th grade at North Gwinnett middle school in suburbs of Atlanta. I enjoy playing basketball, swimming, volunteering with kids, … Continue reading

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Why on Earth Would I Volunteer at a Shrimp Farm in Ecuador?

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Share it now!Several years ago, I made the decision like many others, to leave my well guided path of working my way up the ranks in a stable career, to venture off on a new journey traveling around the world … Continue reading

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Volunteer Guides in South Korea

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Share it now!The best way to see a place is through the eyes of the locals. Whenever possible, I avoid hop-on buses and express tours. I like to explore cities by simply walking around and getting lost. But its always … Continue reading

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Volunteering in Spain for Free

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Share it now!I know it sounds too good to be true, but it is! I can say that because I have done the free volunteer trip to Spain myself.

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Thanksgiving in the 21st century

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Share it now!As you begin to pour the wine, carve the turkey and plan your shopping lists today, take a moment to pause and reflect on the true meaning of Thanksgiving.

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Volunteering on Cumberland Island

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Share it now!Love history and nature? Want to take a break away from the hustle and bustle of city life? Here’s a neat opportunity! You can be a Plum Orchard Caretaker for up to 2-3 months. Cumberland Island is a … Continue reading

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Why I climbed Mount Kilimanjaro (Part 2)

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Share it now!Continued from Part 1… The flight to Tanzania was long. It began on June 19th and I finally arrived the afternoon of June 21st.  Katyann picked me up at the airport, then we got Alexa and Kelly, before … Continue reading

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Tam’s cafe for the hearing impaired

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Share it now! Another inspirational story of voluntrourism comes from an American chef in Vietnam. Chef Robert Danhi, a former instructor at the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York and author of the cookbook Southeast Asian Flavors, leads culinary tours … Continue reading

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Volunteering in Nepal

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Share it now!Volunteers Initiative Nepal or VIN is a Nepal based not-for-profit organization that was founded in 2005 by Bhupendra Ghimire (Bhupi). Bhupi grew up in a remote village in Nepal where he had to walk three hours a day to … Continue reading

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One guy’s quest to flush away the world’s sanitation problems

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Share it now!It all started a couple years ago when I went on Wikipedia to search for international holidays, as I was very interested in learn about more than just the well-known ones like Halloween and Valentine’s Day.  As I … Continue reading

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