Asia

Alliance Nepal – Working Towards a Better Future

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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.

How Volunteer World helps to create a “World Without Obstacles”

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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.

With Love and Respect – How to Stand Up for Animal Rights

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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.

Sustainable Projects With the Nepal Friendship Society

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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.

The project Adam – Supporting education access and equity

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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.

Interview about Empowering leaders around the world

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Naoko, is a socially engaged young woman who had this crazy dream to improve the quality of life of others and that’s exactly what she’s been doing for the past 8 years! SOLS 24/7 supports vulnerable communities with educational tools and programs to establish rural economic systems and urban networks that will allow youth to become dynamic and self-sustaining.

A day of volunteering at Leaf Pagoda

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Hanna volunteered in Vietnam with Volunteers for Peace at Leaf Pagoda. She describes a day of volunteering at Leaf Pagoda, speaks about her experiences and how the life with monks inspired her.

First impressions of Vietnam

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You are thinking about volunteering abroad ? Read what Hanna learned on her trip to Saigon and what first experiences she collected in this new environment.