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Volunteering in Thailand – Making Long-lasting Friendships!

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Volunteer in Thailand – Learn, Volunteer and Travel Sing Buri, Thailand I volunteered at the Learn, Volunteer and Travel project in Sing Buri, Thailand for one month and enjoyed every single minute of it! From the first day to the last day there were memorable moments and experiences I wish to relive every day. The first day arriving at the ... Read More »

Volunteering in Guatemala – An Unforgettable Experience

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Volunteer in Guatemala – Antigua Childcare and Community Antigua, Guatemala Volunteering in Guatemala at the Antigua Childcare and Community project was one of the best experiences I’ve ever had. I’ve been on several different volunteer trips to different countries in Latin America, but Guatemala is truly one of the most special places I’ve visited. Everyone who has been to Antigua ... Read More »

Volunteering in Tanzania – Volunteer of the Month!


Volunteer in Tanzania – Zanzibar Community Outreach Jambiani, Tanzania I arrived in Jambiani on Monday, January 19th to begin my African adventure at the Zanzibar Community Outreach project. Jambiani is a small village located on the east coast of Zanzibar. When I arrived with three other new volunteers, we were immediately greeted by the staff. Our first evening we had a meeting where ... Read More »

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 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

Planting rice at the farm

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 at the At-Risk Youth Project

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Volunteer in Israel – At-Risk Youth In Jerusalem Jerusalem, Israel Two years ago I traveled to Israel on a long-term program, which had a tremendously positive impact on my life. I only returned home to finish school, and when I completed my degree, I knew I would travel right back. I just needed to find a way to get there. ... Read More »

Volunteering in Goa at the Teaching and Orphanage Work Project


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 ... Read More »

Volunteering in Israel at the Multicultural Summer Camp


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 ... Read More »

My Experience Volunteering in Thailand with the Akha Hilltribe


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 »