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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 ...

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Volunteering in Italy – International Hospitality Experience

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Volunteer in Italy – Rome Hostel Experience Rome, Italy Thanks to GoEco I had the chance to spend eight amazing weeks volunteering at an international hostel in Rome. When I first arrived at the hostel I was introduced to the staff. I had no idea they would become my close friends after just a few short days. It’s fair to say that ...

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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 ...

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Volunteering in Portugal – Porto Hostel Adventure!

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Volunteer in Portugal – Porto Hospitality Internship City OR Place, Country I have been home for almost 2 months and am missing Porto every day. The experience I had, volunteering in Portugal, was one that I will carry with me for the rest of my life. I started by interning at Porto Spot Hostel for 8 weeks, after just a ...

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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.    

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Volunteering in Kenya – Discovering the Slums of Kibera

Volunteer in Kenya – Orphanage and Teaching Limuru, Kenya                                *Please note that GoEco no longer offers this project. * 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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Volunteering in Zimbabwe – Unforgettable Memories from the Wildlife Orphanage

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Volunteer in Zimbabwe – Wildlife Orphanage Bulawayo, Zimbabwe My volunteer work at the Zimbabwe Wildlife Orphanage was phenomenal, one of those life-altering experiences that you don’t know how to begin explaining to others. But here’s my attempt: I was picked up from the airport by the owners. Coming from Finland, you can imagine the journey was long and exhausting, but ...

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Volunteering in Israel – Hostel Marketing and Travel Internship

Volunteer in ISRAEL – JERUSALEM HOSTEL MARKETING INTERNSHIP Jerusalem, Israel I love this place! After a previous Israel tour program, I extended my stay to continue volunteering in Israel for the Jerusalem Hostel Marketing and Travel Internship. While I was there, I found out that they were voted the 8th Best Large Hostel in the world, according to the Hostelworld.com 2013 ...

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Volunteering in South Africa – Living in a Wildlife Sanctuary!

Volunteer in South Africa – Wildlife Sanctuary Johannesburg, South Africa I didn’t know it was possible to be excited after over 24 hours of flying and airports – that’s because I didn’t know Africa.

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Volunteering in Zimbabwe – Monkey Cuddles All Around!!!

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Volunteer in Zimbabwe – African Wildlife Orphanage Zimbabwe, Africa I would love to talk about my experience volunteering in Zimbabwe with the Wildlife Orphanage. I had booked for a three months placement. I was met at the airport by the lady of the family, Nicky and was housed in a cute little brick cabin by myself as requested. It had ...

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Volunteering in South Africa | Shark Alert!

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Volunteer in SOUTH AFRICA – GREAT WHITE SHARK CONSERVATION 
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 Volunteering with GoEco has been an unforgettable experience. I knew I wanted to do the Great White Shark Conservation project as soon as I read the description online a year ago. I’ll admit I was a little skeptical seeing as how I found it online and had never ...

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Volunteering in China – Mother and Daughter Adventure!

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Volunteer in China – Giant Panda Center China My mother and I just came back from volunteering in China at the Giant Panda Center. There were not enough hours in the day to feel like we got enough time with the amazing creatures. We went to bed thinking how we just can’t wait until we wake up the next day.

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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 ...

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