Top 3 Reasons to Volunteer in Africa

Have you thought about being a volunteer in Africa but are’nt sure how you can really make it worthwhile and make a difference? Frankie Russ, Communications Officer at African Adventures, gives us an insight into being…

I feel more of a global social responsibility to give back to society

Today we had the unique possibility to interview George Marsden, who was a volunteer at Sols 24/7. This amazing organization is operating in Malaysia, Cambodia, India, East Timor, and Laos and focuses on providing holistic education programs to urban and rural communities throughout Southeast Asia. Their core program is to provide education in English, IT and Life Skills.

WWOOF – organic farming in Nigeria

An interview with Olatilo Benjamin Olaniran from WWOOF (World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farm) about volunteering in organic farming. He is in charge of project and volunteer coordination for WWOOF Nigeria.

How volunteers from abroad can help Tanzania

Lotta Saiteu, Project coordinator and founder of Volunteers Service for Africa. Today, he is giving us an understanding of his volunteer projects in Tanzania. Lotta is talking about his vision and how volunteers from abroad can help the Tanzanian community.

The Nepal Friendship Society makes a difference

The organization Nepal Friendship Society (NFS) offers a variety of voluntary work programs in the central region of Nepal.  Volunteer World is interviewing Birendra Poudel, President of NFS, a social volunteer organization in Nepal that…

Making handmade paper from elephant dung

Today, we focus on Vijendra Shekhawat, a well-known eco-business entrepreneur in India. His volunteer project in India “Traditional Paper” is making handmade papers from elephant dung. A real success story: Vijendra is telling us how he has discovered the way of making paper from sustainable products and how he wants to expand his social business.

Helping Children in Nicaragua

Mareili Amrein worked as a social worker in different fields in Switzerland. While she was taking a time-out from everyday life in Switzerland, she only wanted to make some holidays in Nicaragua (Central America) and to improve her Spanish. She was relaxing and taking some Spanish classes at the touristic spot Las Peñitas on the Nicaraguan Pacific coast, when she ran into the everyday problems and hard circumstances of the kids of the surrounding villages. She began taking care about two boys by preparing lunch for them and play some games. More and more kids from the surrounding villages joined the group. The project was born.