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Volunteering in Peru – Inspiring Children in Cusco

Volunteer in Peru – – Helping Underprivileged Children in Cusco Cusco, Peru I would first like to say GoEco is a very good organization and they offered me a wonderful opportunity. I chose to help underprivileged children in Cusco. One of the reasons was my son and his friends outgrew me since they are now seniors in high school. I figured at this ... Read More »

Volunteering in Costa Rica – Cassie’s Sea Turtle Adventure!

Volunteer in Costa Rica – Sea Turtle Conservation Pacific and Caribbean coasts, Costa Rica My GoEco experience volunteering in Costa Rica really was the trip of a lifetime. My time in Spanish school at the beginning of the Sea Turtle Conservation project gave me a real feel for how the locals live since I stayed with a host family. My host family made ... Read More »

Volunteering in South Africa – Jessie’s Experience of a Lifetime!

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Volunteer in South Africa – Wildlife Sanctuary Hartebeespoort, South Africa The Wildlife Sanctuary was honestly a life changing experience! It was also a once in a lifetime opportunity and I am so glad I had the chance to go. A lot of people weren’t sure what type of work we would be doing while volunteering in South Africa at the Wildlife Sanctuary. Some ... Read More »

Volunteering in Israel – Stephanie’s Time in the Mountains

A GoEco volunteer at Nimrod Fortress in Israel.

Volunteer in Israel – Mountain Eco-Lodge Nimrod, Israel After much consideration and debate I decided to volunteer in Israel at the Mountain Eco-Lodge. I decided to go through GoEco because they were very helpful and always answered my questions promptly. They were also great during the registration process and the customer service was marvelous. I appreciated that GoEco sent reminder ... 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 Thailand – Emily-Jane’s Time with the Monkeys

A GoEco volunteer loved spending time with the monkeys.

Volunteer in Thailand – Gibbon Primate Sanctuary Tak Province, Thailand I can’t describe how nervous I was leaving the Sydney airport for my adventure in Thailand! I am 17 years old and decided to volunteer abroad for a couple weeks to celebrate graduation. The Gibbon Primate Sanctuary project in Mae Sot was one of a few GoEco programs that allowed ... Read More »

Volunteering in South Africa – Trisha’s Time Living in Cape Town

A GoEco volunteer with one of the kids at the project.

Volunteer in South Africa – Cape Town Community Projects Cape Town, South Africa Volunteering in South Africa on the Cape Town Community Project was truly the greatest experience of my life. As soon as I was dropped off at the accommodations and was introduced to all of the lovely staff and project coordinators, I knew that this trip was going ... 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 Zimbabwe – A Day in the Life of a Volunteer

A GoEco volunteer helped fix and build fences

Volunteer in Zimbabwe – African Wildlife Orphanage Bulawayo, Zimbabwe After extensive research, I decided to volunteer at the African Wildlife Orphanage. I was very excited to begin volunteering because I love animals and wanted to help them. I decided on the orphanage because of the diversity of animals living there and the volunteer work sounded interesting. After a very long ... 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 »