Free Volunteer Abroad Programs

Free Volunteer Abroad Programs Volunteer work means giving your time and energy to work in a project without payment. The programs of the volunteer work are made by the organization in which you are going to volunteer in. Most of the volunteer abroad programs are flexible. As you will be putting in your time, energy and sometimes money, the volunteer programs available are flexible. The flexibility comes by choosing the numbers of hours that you are willing to work in a day or in a week and … [Read more...]

Volunteering in Rural Villages – Uganda (Fee)

Mzungu a charity working to provide quality volunteer travel opportunities in Uganda. We focus on displaced children, education, and community development in villages and rural areas around Uganda. We offer the volunteer the ability to provide these villages and people a much needed service at a very affordable price. Our Charity was established to link like-minded travelers looking to make a difference in African villages where the need is greatest in Uganda while at the same time … [Read more...]

Lessons Learnt while Volunteering Abroad

“You are not in Kansas anymore.” Is a famous quote from the story the wizard of Oz. It’s the same feeling most international volunteers feel when they are volunteering abroad. However much a person has travelled and places a person has been to, there are always new experiences and new lessons to be learnt while you are abroad. At home we get used to the way things are and how they should be. When we go abroad everything changes, for example if you are used to eating using forks and knives, there … [Read more...]

Reasons to Volunteer Abroad when You are Young

The largest percentages of international volunteers are young volunteers. Their age range varies between 18 to 40 years. There are also older international volunteers but the number of younger ones is on the rise. One misconception people have is that they are too young to go abroad and volunteers. While at the same time there are volunteers who are as young as 14 years who leave home to go abroad. Travelling at a young age gives you the opportunity to do see more as opposed to you doing it … [Read more...]

Volunteer Abroad Advice

Traveling is a disease that is not easy to cure; some say it’s caused by being bitten by a travel bug. Travelers could be those who are going to: volunteer abroad; gap year; study abroad; intern abroad; tourist abroad; career break and boomers abroad. Many of the travelers especially those who are going to stay for a long period of time like for months or years fail to plan. Most volunteers who are abroad plan to: pay the air fare, get travel insurance and for accommodation. They forget about … [Read more...]

Volunteer abroad transportation

It is important to consider means of transportation and commuting when planning your volunteer abroad trip.  There are various means of transport available depending on the country in which you are going.  You could travel by road, rail, ship or plane, depending on the location of your program project and country you are going to. If you are going to stay in a foreign country as a volunteer, back packer, study abroad student, gap year traveler or just a traveler,  for a month or longer you … [Read more...]