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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 Cambodia – Unforgettable Samraong

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Volunteer in Cambodia – Medical Aid Samraong, Cambodia My experience volunteering in Cambodia began in Siem Reap with Culture Week. I met two lovely young girls right at the beginning who were to embark on this volunteer journey with me. We got to know each other really well during those first days in Siem Reap, being whisked around in our own ...

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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 Cambodia – Greenway is the Best Way

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Volunteer in Cambodia – Sustainable Community Development Samraong, Northern Cambodia My experience at the Sustainable Community Development project was an absolutely unforgettable one. For some reason, upon booking I was under the impression that it wouldn’t be very hands on, I wouldn’t get attached to the kids. I thought I would go, teach and leave. In hindsight I can say I was foolish ...

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Volunteering Zimbabwe – Lions, Cheetahs and Monkeys OH MY!!!

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Volunteer in Zimbabwe – African Wildlife Orphanage Bulawayo, Zimbabwe The African Wildlife Orphanage located on the outskirts of Bulawayo, Zimbabwe has been running for over 40 years and is well known by the locals and people from neighboring cities for their hard work and dedication to rescuing and rehabilitating orphaned and injured wildlife. Upon my arrival at the orphanage, I felt ...

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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 Zimbabwe – My Volunteer Experience

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Volunteer in Zimbabwe – Lion Conservation in Victoria Falls Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe Let’s see… I don’t even know where to start. I’ve been back from volunteering in Zimbabwe for a good few weeks, but the memories are still so fresh. All I can think of now is “I want to go back to Africa!” They say, “follow your dreams.” Yes. Definitely. If ...

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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 Seychelles – Awesome, Experiential, and Meaningful

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Volunteer in Seychelles – Wildlife Conservation Expedition Curieuse Island, Seychelles So i just came back to my home in Israel after the most amazing month of my life doing the Wildlife Conservation Expedition. In January, I arrived to Curieuse Island in Seychelles and met my group for the next month- 12 amazing people from the US, UK and Germany. When we ...

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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 Sri Lanka – Overwhelming Joy

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Volunteer in Sri Lanka– Child Care and Community Work Kandy, Sri Lanka Sitting on hour 18 of my flight, I had no idea what to expect of my volunteer trip for Child Care and Community Work; coming in alone as a 17 year old to a new country with not much background as to what I would be doing was ...

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