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Volunteering in Cambodia – Jolanta’s Wonderful Birthday Treat

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Volunteer in Cambodia – Teaching and Community Development Samraong, Cambodia This past November I spent two weeks volunteering in Cambodia on the Teach and Community Development Project. It was a gift from my family for my 50th birthday to volunteer abroad. I was nervous my age would be a problem, but as soon as I landed in Cambodia my age ... Read More »

Volunteering in Thailand – An Unforgettable Journey

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Volunteer in Thailand – Learn, Volunteer and Travel Sing Buri Province, Thailand The first time I had ever flown by myself was when I was on my way to Thailand to volunteer at the Learn, Volunteer and Travel Project. Needless to say, I was very nervous boarding the plane. When I arrived at the Bangkok airport I was greeted by ... Read More »

Volunteering in Israel – A Trip to Remember

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Volunteer in Israel – At-Risk Youth in Jerusalem Jerusalem, Israel When I was trying to decide which project I wanted to volunteer with I became inspired by one of my favorite quotes, “Even in the darkest place the light shines that much brighter.”  This helped me decide that I wanted to join the At-Risk Youth in Jerusalem project.  I traveled ... Read More »

Volunteering in South Africa with our Over 30’s Cape Town Community Aid project!

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Volunteer in South Africa – Over 30’s Cape Town Community Aid Cape Town, South Africa I was between jobs when I wanted to do something useful and exciting than just hanging around.  After talking with friends and hours of Internet research I came across GoEco and their variety of volunteer projects.  It took time to figure out which one would suit me, ... 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 »

VOLUNTEER in ISRAEL – Multicultural Eco Summer Camp

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Volunteer in ISRAEL – Multicultural Eco Summer Camp The most exciting part about my journey was learning about the different cultures and religions. You can read about such things or watch them on TV but it is nothing like experiencing them first hand. I think it’s very important to learn that there are people in this world who were raised ... Read More »

Volunteering in Cambodia – My Personal Teaching and Orphanage Experience

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Volunteer in Cambodia, Teaching and Community Development Samraong, Cambodia Today is my last day volunteering in Cambodia, time to say goodbye to everyone I met… and this beautiful country. I spent five weeks here and totally fell in love with the country, the experience, and in particular the kids at school. Since I first arrived in Cambodia I felt it ... Read More »

Volunteering in Thailand – My eye opening cultural experience!

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Volunteer in THAILAND – LEARN, VOLUNTEER, AND TRAVEL Sing Buri, Thailand I decided to take part in volunteer tourism because I really wanted to experience another culture but at the same time I also wanted to help out those that needed it. GoEco was absolutely amazing in helping me find some volunteer work in Thailand and so I set forth ... Read More »

My Experience Volunteering in Thailand with the Akha Hilltribe

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Volunteer in Thailand – Akha Hilltribe Aid and Experience Chiang Rai, Thailand It was an experience in it of itself – living in a bamboo hut in the forest, working with the Akha people – it was awe-inspiring. The Akha village I volunteered at in Thailand is a unique place where people live by their own two hands, all the ... Read More »

Volunteering in Thailand – Flood Relief and TEFL Paid Teaching

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Volunteering in Thailand – TEFL Paid Teaching and Flood Relief Singburi, Thailand I arrived three weeks ago now to follow the TEFL paid teaching program. But regarding the current situation I have also been involved in giving a hand to the local communities suffering from the floods in Singburi area. During the introduction week our help has been requested to ... Read More »