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IMG 7647 768x1024 min Things You Should Know When Volunteering With Children

Things You Should Know When Volunteering With Children

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Volunteering with children always have a great responsibility and that’s why volunteers should be qualified and informed about how to interact with children. Read the following tips and be prepared for your meaningful work with children.

ebola map min min Concerns about an Ebola Outbreak in Ghana

Concerns about an Ebola Outbreak in Ghana

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You are a passionate traveler and adventurer and you are not afraid of new challenges? But there is this one dangerous things that humans can not stop and which is stronger than anything else. Fatal Diseases. Read more about Ebola and it’s consequences. How to confront yourself with the disease and how to make informed responsible decisions.

Quechuawomanandchild min Why you should volunteer in Peru

Why you should volunteer in Peru

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Peru is a beautiful, fascinating and diverse country with great food, friendly people and lots to do, perhaps too much! Read why you should volunteer in Peru and you’ll be ready to pack your bag!

Penny min min 6 Tips for choosing a volunteer abroad assignment

6 Tips for choosing a volunteer abroad assignment

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Penny gives tips for volunteers on choosing a volunteer placement and which details one should watch out for. Her tips concern the costs, the location, the facilities as well as the time commitment for the job on the one hand but also your personal skills.

SAM 3669 min Reflections on ethical volunteering

Reflections on ethical volunteering

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Ella talks about her social project ‘Volunteers Peru’ and explains her thoughts on ethical volunteering abroad and how ‘volunteering’ is very different from ‘voluntourism’. Read about her opinions, why even good intentions can lead to very one-sided benefits and how thoughtful planning can avoid this.

brad 2 min The Effects of the Internet for the NGO World

The Effects of the Internet for the NGO World

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Brad Brasseur compares the pros and cons of the Internet and the role social media plays for the functions and images of NGOs.
Read about his well written portrait as he explains the new risks of manipulation, fraud and greed, but also the incredible potential of modern NGOs, while outlining criteria how to separate the ‘Good’ from the “Bad”.

tamara2 min min Asia or South America?

Asia or South America?

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Tamara Lowe speaks about her experiences in Asia and South America. She compares traveling on these continents on different aspects! But just to tell you upfront! Either way both contintents are worth it!

Posing with students East Timor min 1024x768 min I feel more of a global social responsibility to give back to society

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

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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.

Tamara21 11 5 min min Top 5 countries to visit in Asia

Top 5 countries to visit in Asia

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Tammy Lowe gives an insight into the beauty and unique characters of her 5 favorite countries in Asia. Outlining details, she explains why these countries are a must see, if you plan to go to Asia