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Volunteering in Costa Rica – Life Changing from Day One

Volunteer in Costa Rica – Community Development in Rural Areas Various locations around Costa Rica Volunteering. The thing we all talk about wanting to do…but have a hard time figuring out a way to do it. Well, GoEco helped me complete this dream and it was an amazing experience all around! First off, Go Eco is really good at what ...

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Volunteering in Thailand – My Exhilarating Experience

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Volunteer in Thailand – Learn, Volunteer and Travel Cape Town, South Africa Thailand, “The Land of Smiles.” This description fits perfectly from the country’s friendly people to their peaceful and enlightening culture. Conquering my fears of traveling alone abroad was the greatest decision I’ve ever made. I was volunteering in Thailand for two weeks, and in this short amount of time, ...

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Volunteering in Indonesia – Unforgettable Experience

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Volunteer in Indonesia – Education and Community Work in Bali Bali, Indonesia Volunteering in Indonesia was more than a simple experience, it was an opportunity I had to challenge myself as I have never done before. I have met some of the most interesting and passionate people on the planet and shared with them my life, my interests, my pictures and ...

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Volunteering in Australia – Wildlife Rescue

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Volunteer in Australia – Wild Animal Rescue Melbourne, Australia Volunteering in Australia was an experience of a lifetime. I am not a frequent traveler, but this program made me feel welcomed immediately. I am typically a shy person, so this program allowed me to get out of my comfort zone and gave me great opportunities to grow as a person. The ...

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Volunteering in Australia – Amazing Experience!

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Volunteer in Australia – Australian Conservation Experience Various locations around Australia My two week volunteer experience was really an amazing journey. The only thing we knew before we arrived was that we were going to Brisbane to be a “Conservation Volunteer.” We didn’t know where we exactly we were going or what we were going to do, but it made ...

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Volunteering in Indonesia – The Most Amazing Experience

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Volunteer in Indonesia – Education and Community Work in Bali Bali, Indonesia My experience as volunteering in Indonesia began with a 29-hour flight from San Francisco, California. I arrived to a humid airport with beautiful rooftops decorated with elaborate designs. Every person I walked by, whether it was a tourist, a volunteer, or a native, was excited to be there. As ...

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Volunteering in South Africa – Teacher Sean

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Volunteer in South Africa – Cape Town Community Projects Cape Town, South Africa The GoEco website caught my eye while searching for possible trips abroad. Being interested in volunteering in South Africa I found what looked like a wonderful opportunity. The trip was based in the Cape Town area of the Republic of South Africa (Table View) and offered the ability ...

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Volunteering in South Africa – A Journey of a Lifetime

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Volunteer in South Africa – Wildlife Sanctuary Hartebeespoort, South Africa If I were to be honest volunteering in South Africa has long been my big dream, and a “before I die” kind of thing, when I finally purchased my trip I never regretted it, definitely one of the best decisions in my life. Being vegan for quite a long time, for me ...

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Volunteering in South Africa – Happy Days

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Volunteer in South Africa – African Wildlife Ranch Cape Town, South Africa This project wasn’t a “light bulb” idea or something I did because my friends were doing it. This was execution of my lifetime dream to work with the animals as well as cross out a few things off my bucket list while volunteering in South Africa. The opportunity to ...

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Volunteering in Vietnam – In the Medical Field

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Volunteer in Vietnam – Medical Placement in Ho Chi Minh Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam My experience volunteering at the Medical Placement in Ho Chi Minh was absolutely incredible. Not only did I get to learn a ton about the medical field, but I also got to meet some wonderful people and explore the beautiful and exciting city that is Saigon! The ...

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Volunteering in Spain – The Tranquil Requijada

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Volunteer in Spain – Wildlife Research and Ecological Farming Requijada, Spain With my interest in agriculture and building relationship with horses, I have joined the Wildlife Research and Ecological Farming project for a week. During the week, I got a chance to have close contact with the horses and assisted in training them. It was really lovely to stay close with ...

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Volunteering in Costa Rica – Combo Project

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Volunteer in Costa Rica – Teaching and Social Work in San Jose + Sea Turtle Conservation Various locations around Costa Rica I am a freshman in college studying psychology who wanted to try volunteering in Costa Rica. While I was looking at companies to go with, I put down my number in some of them and GoEco called me first so ...

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Volunteering in South Africa – Monkeys by the Pool

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Volunteer in South Africa – Monkey and Wildlife Rehabilitation Center Near Tzaneen, Limpopo Province, South Africa Volunteering in South Africa at the Monkey and Wildlife Rehabilitation Center was an amazing experience. Every morning I had a coffee and talked to the other volunteers before starting morning chores. After cleaning enclosures or food prep all the volunteers had breakfast together and ...

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Volunteering in India – Best Decision Ever!

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Volunteer in India – Community Aid in Rajasthan Rajasthan, India Volunteering in India was the best decision I have ever made. I spent four weeks situated in Udaipur, Rajasthan, which is such a beautiful city filled with a lot of history and things to do! My first week was orientation week so I received info on the projects, had some ...

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Volunteering in South Africa – Observation & Data Collection

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Volunteer in South Africa – Big 5 Wildlife Reserve in the Greater Kruger Area Greater Kruger Area, South Africa I had a really great experience volunteering in South Africa. I had signed up through GoEco for the Big 5 Wildlife Reserve project. Our daily tasks included doing RTP (Research, Tasks and Project) and going out on drives to observe the ...

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