How to motivate students as a volunteer teacher abroad

Away from traditional teaching to critical thinking. Intelligence is not always about the ability to remember and repeat facts, but to understand how to apply skills to real life situation. Read how Helping Overcome Obstacles Peru (HOOP) supports eduaction and critical thinking.

Pestering Parents – How to get your folks on-board with your travel plans

Parents sometimes just don’t understand why we do what we do, why we fly to distant countries and volunteer our time for free. β€œNow is the time to focus on your career!” If this sounds all too familiar to you, then you should read this article about pestering parents and how to get your family on-board with your travel plans!

I Left Everything Behind to Live a More Purposeful Life

Neil Christiansen left everything behind because he wanted to live a more purposeful life. He had the idea to start a non-profit in which he could exercise creative control from start to finish. Read about his interesting story and how much he gets back from his great adventure called “Give and Surf”.

Sustainable Projects With the Nepal Friendship Society

We have a lot of challenges in the community and our main goal is to increase the awareness of the population about environmental conservation by stressing the importance of active participation. We believe education is a powerful tool to change the world.