After the disastrous earthquake in Mai 2015, Krishna Timilsina from Alliance Nepal speaks about the efforts of locals and volunteers, to get Nepal back up. Though it is going to be a long way, there are many countries, NGO’s and local or foreign volunteers willing to help. An example how something terrible becomes collectively opposed by amazing people.
Many organizations all over the world are looking for international volunteers. “World Without Obstacles India” believes that volunteers and projects can make a difference by respecting each others cultures, traditions and beliefs. Read how Bharat Bhushan, the founder, thinks how Volunteer World changes the way of international volunteering.
Animal Rights are an important subject in the context of international volunteering. A lot of elephants get abused and used for human needs. Instead of using force and abuse the “Elephant Freedom Project” treat them with respect and love. They educate visitors (local and foreign) by showing that there is a different way in which both elephants and dependant families can live in harmony.
Adam was a backpacker and influenced SOLS with his motivation. With enthusiastic and motivated people it’s possible the make a difference. You will never be able to have an understanding of social issues if you just read a book or search on the internet. You have to be immersed in the situation and experience it yourself.