Archive for 'Volunteering'

Does volunteering overseas in India do any good?

Posted on 14. Nov, 2012 by .


With so many voluntary organizations out there, it’s wise to be picky. Some are after nothing but profit, so fully investigate the type of placements they offer and the company’s reputation.

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When creepy is cute: Visiting a sloth sanctuary in Costa Rica

Posted on 10. May, 2011 by .


After our first sloth encounter in Monteverde, Costa Rica, we were fascinated by these funny-looking creatures and decided to pop into the brand new sloth sanctuary for a visit to learn more about these creepy-cute Costa Rican animals.

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Share a skill, help a community in the Dominican Republic

Posted on 24. Jan, 2011 by .


Volunteer for a month, a day, or even over Skype in the Dominican Republic with the newly formed Community Connection International. CEO and Founder Angela Bennett talks about creating the organization, her Service for Aid model, plus gives great tips on budget travel in the Dominican Republic.

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