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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 Cambodia – Jolanta’s Wonderful Birthday Treat

A GoEco volunteer with the children she taught.

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 »