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From Germany to Israel – Trekking and Volunteering

A GoEco Volunteer visits Jerusalem for the first time.

Volunteer in Israel – Desert Eco Building project Tzukim, Israel Martin Horacek decided to go on a journey of a lifetime trekking and volunteering his way from Germany to Israel.  Martin trekked by himself and on foot to the Old City of Jerusalem where he is now volunteering at the Desert Eco Building Project. After being in Israel for a ... Read More »

Volunteering in South Africa – My Unforgettable Experience

Volunteering in South Africa, gave me many opportunities to surf!

Volunteer in South Africa – Teach Children and Surf in Cape Town Cape Town, South Africa I volunteered at the Teach Children and Surf Camp in Cape Town.  I worked specifically at a school in Dunoon, called Elundini.  We helped the local teachers keep the children quiet during the lesson and played football and hide-and-seek with them during recess.  The ... Read More »

Volunteering in the Maldives – Seeing Sea Turtles for Days!

A GoEco volunteer having a great time on the boat.

Volunteer in the Maldives – Sea Turtle Rescue Center Naifaru, Maldives Hello future volunteers! They said, “Expect the unexpected” when volunteering at the Sea Turtle Rescue Center in the Maldives and that’s exactly what happened!  I even got more than I was expecting (in a good way), starting with my pre-departure guidance by the wonderful GoEco team from reaching the ... Read More »

Volunteering in Zimbabwe – A Trip of a Lifetime!

Volunteering in Zimbabwe I saw rhinos!

Volunteer in Zimbabwe – African Wildlife Orphanage Zimbabwe, Africa When I arrived at the Bulawayo Airport I remember feeling anxious and excited!  It was the first time I was traveling out of the country and I had no idea what to expect.  I was met at the airport by Nikki Wilson and her son Ryan, who were part of the ... Read More »

Volunteering in South Africa with our Over 30’s Cape Town Community Aid project!

On Table Mountain

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 South Africa – Incredible

Jack, the only zebra you can interact with

Volunteer in South Africa – Wildlife Sanctuary Hartebeespoort, South Africa I recently volunteered at the Wildlife Sanctuary in Hartebeespoort, South Africa. I went in the middle of August, which resulted in beautiful, warm weather during the days and cooler weather at night. The volunteer work was to help the sanctuary by maintaining the animal enclosures.  We did this mostly by painting ... Read More »

Turtles Everywhere! Volunteering in the Seychelles

Michelle

Volunteer in the Seychelles – Wildlife Conservation Expedition Curieuse Island, Seychelles Why did I choose to volunteer in the Seychelles?  Because it is a place far from my home and a point on the map, on the east side of Africa, which looks very interesting. I knew it would be a magical place where I could forget my problems and ... Read More »

Volunteering in Tanzania at the Kilimanjaro Teaching and Community Involvement Project

My nursery class

Volunteer in Tanzania – Kilimanjaro Teaching and Community Involvement Moshi, Tanzania I first found out about GoEco when one of my university lecturers forwarded an email about the kinds of volunteering they organise and a teaching programme in Moshi, a town at the foot of Mount Kilimanjaro, in Tanzania. I signed up for 2 weeks of volunteering at the Kilimanjaro ... Read More »

Volunteering in Costa Rica at the Animal Rescue and Conservation Project

Me and Feluco, the baby Howler monkey

Volunteer in Costa Rica – Animal Rescue and Conservation Moin, Costa Rica It has always been a dream of mine to travel to Costa Rica and experience the amazing array of wildlife and natural wonders that the country has to offer.  So, when I heard about the volunteer programmes that GoEco offered doing just that, I grabbed the opportunity. Read More »

Social Work & Sea Turtles Volunteering in Costa Rica

Finished our work for the afternoon!

Volunteer in Costa Rica Costa Rica I used to work for GoEco as the operations manager, maybe we have even talked in the past.  Recently, I had the pleasure of taking a trip to Costa Rica to visit some of the GoEco projects.  Volunteering in Costa Rica has always been something I was interested in so I couldn’t pass up ... Read More »