Volunteer in Perú – Teaching Children

The mission of Peru Luz de Esperanza is to improve the quality of life of children and their families in the suburbs of Huancayo. They don't live in cities; we know that cities have different sources of help from Government Departments, Volunteering Programs, Social Programs, etc. But this is not the case for remote villages in Peru. According to the needs of these villages, the mission of PASPLE (Programa de ayuda social Peru Luz de Esperanza) is to improve the conditions of life of rural … [Read more...]

Split Gap Year Opportunity in Peru and Brazil!

This is an amazing opportunity to take full advantage of your gap year experience by spending half the year volunteering in Peru and half the year volunteering in Brazil, while supporting 2 fantastic NGO’s and the local children, families and communities they serve. Alternatively, volunteers have the flexibility to volunteer between 3 to 6 months in each location and they also have the option of travelling home or someplace else in between their volunteer time in Peru and Brazil. Otra Cosa … [Read more...]

Community Development Volunteering Program in Haiti

Volunteer in the Kenscoff Region of Haiti and work in community development to improve local infrastructure, sanitation, education and overall quality of life. The Kenscoff people lack basic infrastructure such as roads, community buildings, schools, hospitals, etc. and greatly need the help of volunteers to improve their lives. As you travel and explore this stunning country, you will have the chance to help develop the Kenscoff region so they can properly preserve their culture while living … [Read more...]

Little Friendly Farm Sanctuary Project

If you love animals, nature, children and you want to find a new travel experience. Our local farm sanctuary might be the place choice for your gap year Thailand Destination! http://www.littlefarmfriendlyproject.org … [Read more...]

The Little Farm Volunteer Friendly Project – Thailand

Our Little Farm is the best way to spend your travel time, may it be a gap year or a holiday in Thailand. You will earn real work experience on the little, friendly Farm Volunteer Project. Spend your time to work in a natural farm community. Get to know the simple way of life, full of love, joy and fun. Get to know the local people. Share, help and learn how to take care of animals here at my little farm, which is a place for everyone! The Little Farm Friendly Project is a natural farm … [Read more...]

Things to Consider before your volunteer trip and gap year

Before you leave home for your vacation or your trip to help and change humanity. Here are things you should look into to make sure you are not caught unawares. For inexperienced travelers these are very important and should not be taken lightly. As an experienced traveler you know some of these tips but also you need to be reminded of the basics. How much time do you have available to volunteer or travel? Many volunteers don’t plan their time well before they leave for their trip. Some … [Read more...]

Saving money tips while abroad

Spending money wisely is one of the biggest things we all worry about. We are told not to spend more money than we earn. If you earn $ 2,000 a month you shouldn’t be spending $ 2,500 during that month. But it is easier said than done, we might pass by a shop and start buying things on impulse e.g. shoes (for ladies) and other clothing. Spending money is tricky especially if you want to make every dollar or pound or Euro to work for you. Using money is even harder if you are in another country … [Read more...]

Benefits of Long term volunteering

In recent years there has been an increase in the popularity of volunteering abroad. Young people in particular have increasingly looked to spend their summer holidays, or part of it, volunteering on a challenging and rewarding overseas placement. While the benefits of volunteering can be invaluable, certain side effects of short term volunteering have emerged. Many companies have started to create volunteer programs of just a few weeks, tailored to “fit in” with young person’s schedules, … [Read more...]

Volunteer Abroad Cultural Experience

Culture has various meanings depending on the context it is put in, for example culture can be said to be excellence of taste in the fine arts and humanities, also known as high culture; or An integrated pattern of human knowledge, belief, and behavior that depends upon the capacity for symbolic thought and social learning; The main definition of culture is the set of shared attitudes, values, goals, and practices that characterizes an institution, organization or group or country.  In this … [Read more...]

Volunteer Abroad Code of conduct

Codes of conduct or acceptable behavior are rules and regulations outlining the responsibilities of or proper practices for an individual or organization. Everywhere we go we are imposed on a certain code of conduct, it could be in school where we are told no running in the corridors, at work where we are told to be punctual. Codes of conduct not only represent the individual but the organization in which he or she is working for. At times it could represent a country whereby a foreigner goes to … [Read more...]

Volunteer Abroad Expenses

Volunteer Abroad Expenses Travelling abroad is one of those things that you can’t do once and be satisfied. Travelling abroad whether it is for you holiday, career break, volunteer abroad or intern abroad is fun. When you are budgeting for you volunteer, intern gap year and tourist holiday here are things you should include in your budget. Many organizations and agencies out there try to give you as much information as they can about the cost. Although, they only tell you about the cost you … [Read more...]

Volunteer/ Intern abroad Problems and solutions

There are problems or challenges that we face in our everyday life. Some problems can be solved by being careful and prudent. While some can’t be avoided but we still have to deal with them either way. Volunteering is one of the best gifts you can give to someone and at the same time give yourself. There are several advantages and benefits of volunteering whether at home or abroad. Volunteering abroad has many exciting opportunities but it comes challenges as well. We can’t avoid all the … [Read more...]

Volunteer Abroad – 7 Fund raising tips

Deciding to volunteer or intern abroad is a great and sometimes expensive. The cost of travelling around the world is expensive. To work with the major volunteer abroad organizations like and you want to volunteer for them. Many of the programs offered are affordable but there are other costs in which you will have to incur. These costs are like flight expenses which in some occasions are very expensive. Also during you volunteer work you would want to travel, buy souvenirs and sometimes give a … [Read more...]

How to Fit Into a New Culture while Volunteering

When many of us go to a different place we sometimes find it difficult to fit in. A different place can be another part of town with your relatives. It could also be going to college, University, summer camp or a different work place. There are some of us who are lucky and have great personalities like extroverts who can mix in any crowd. On the other hand there some of us who can’t but want to be like extroverts and have outgoing personalities. To make it easier for us to mix with the others … [Read more...]