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Volunteering in Guatemala – Dorothy’s Time Abroad

A GoEco volunteer had a great time taking the local buses in Guatemala.

Volunteer in Guatemala – Antigua Childcare and Community Antigua, Guatemala I found myself at a crossroads in my life, so I decided to take the ultimate plunge, put my life on hold, and volunteer abroad. I came across GoEco and they assisted me with finding the perfect volunteer project. In about a month’s span I picked my project and left ... Read More »

Volunteering in South Africa – Trisha’s Time Living in Cape Town

A GoEco volunteer with one of the kids at the project.

Volunteer in South Africa – Cape Town Community Projects Cape Town, South Africa Volunteering in South Africa on the Cape Town Community Project was truly the greatest experience of my life. As soon as I was dropped off at the accommodations and was introduced to all of the lovely staff and project coordinators, I knew that this trip was going ... Read More »

Volunteering in South Africa – My Unforgettable Experience

Volunteering in South Africa, gave me many opportunities to surf!

Volunteer in South Africa – Teach Children and Surf in Cape Town Cape Town, South Africa I volunteered at the Teach Children and Surf Camp in Cape Town.  I worked specifically at a school in Dunoon, called Elundini.  We helped the local teachers keep the children quiet during the lesson and played football and hide-and-seek with them during recess.  The ... Read More »

Social Work & Sea Turtles Volunteering in Costa Rica

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Volunteer in Costa Rica Costa Rica I used to work for GoEco as the operations manager, maybe we have even talked in the past.  Recently, I had the pleasure of taking a trip to Costa Rica to visit some of the GoEco projects.  Volunteering in Costa Rica has always been something I was interested in so I couldn’t pass up ... Read More »

Volunteering in Israel at the At-Risk Youth Project

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Volunteer in Israel – At-Risk Youth In Jerusalem Jerusalem, Israel Two years ago I traveled to Israel on a long-term program, which had a tremendously positive impact on my life. I only returned home to finish school, and when I completed my degree, I knew I would travel right back. I just needed to find a way to get there. ... Read More »

Volunteering in Goa at the Teaching and Orphanage Work Project

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Volunteering in Goa – Teaching and Orphanage Work in Goa Goa, India In January 2014, I volunteered for two weeks in Goa, India. I had the experience of my life; I loved meeting the other volunteers, exploring the area during the introduction week, spending time at the projects and learning so much about not only Indian culture but the cultures of ... Read More »

Volunteering in Israel at the Multicultural Summer Camp

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Volunteer in Israel – Mulicultural Summer Camp Druze Village, Israel I had already been living abroad on my own for a year but the idea of spending two weeks volunteering at a summer camp in an Israeli Druze village without knowing anyone was still pretty daunting. Although I had prior experience working with kids, teaching English to a group of ... Read More »

Volunteering in Argentina | Making Friends for a Lifetime!

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Volunteer in ARGENTINA – Community Work in Buenos Aires Buenos Aires/Patagonia, Argentina I just want to start by saying that travelling to the country of Argentina was one of the best decisions I have made in my life. The people there are incredible and the country is beautiful and has such a unique culture.     Read More »

Volunteering in Kenya | Discovering the Slums of Kibera

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Volunteer in Kenya – Orphanage and Teaching Limuru, Kenya My Orphanage and Teaching Project was located in Limuru, Kenya. I stayed at the Brackenhurst establishment and worked at a private primary school. The day at the school started at 9:00 and ended at 15:00. The day was split into three sessions, and three subjects predominated: maths, English, and Swahili. Religious studies and ... Read More »

Volunteering in South Africa – Caring for Orphans in St. Lucia

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Volunteer in South Africa – Orphan day care St. Lucia, South Africa I always wanted to help people and children around the world, to contribute in their lives, and make a difference. Volunteering in South Africa was my perfect opportunity. I entered into the world of the Zulu Tribe. I learned their language so I could communicate with the villagers ... Read More »