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Articles about Volunteering Around the World on GoNOMAD
 

Street Kids' Community Villages: Helping Homeless Children in India
Mark Helyar describes community vilages that give street kids a chance to get an education and learn vocational skills.
Building Trails, or Trying To, In Baikal, Siberia
Siberia: Joshua K. Hartshorne describes a volunteer trail building expedition in Siberia.
Kawaza Village Tourism Project: Authentic Village Visits
Victoria Schlesinger writes about the Kawaza Tourism Project, providing authentic village visits in Zambia.
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Volunteering in Nigeria: Burning Food and the Complexities of Saying 'Hello'
Life in a Nigerian village learning how to get around in a place where there are 500 dialects and many different tribes.
More Top Sustainable and Responsible Travel Programs in Africa
A listing and link to the top sustainable and responsible travel programs in Africa. GoNOMAD.com feature guide.
Giving Back to Israel: Volunteering With Ethiopian-Israeli Communities
Nicole Sobel writes about a life-changing experience volunteering in two Ethipian-Israeli communities in Israel with the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee and Hillel.

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Where NOT to Do Good--A Tale of Albania
Melissa Shultz describes a volunteer mission in Albania during which she was nearly abducted.
South American Explorers: Responsible Tourism in Action
South American Explorers: A description of sustainable tourism program in South America.
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WWOOFing on the Farm: Volunteering On An Organic Farm in New Zealand
WWOOFing on the Farm: Volunteering On An Organic Farm in New Zealand - wwoof new zealand reviews
Community Tourism in Peru: The Island of Taquile, Lake Titicaca
A description of sustainable tourism on the Island of Taquile on Lake Titcaca.
Keeping Nepal Informed: The Kathmandu Environmental Education Project
The Kathmandu Environmental Education Project (KEEP) aims to help minimize the negative influences of tourism by advocating and promoting 'minimum impact' trekking through presentations and lectures t ...
Take a Load Off: Adopt an Elephant
How to adopt an elephant in Thailand to help preserve their habitat. GoNOMAD feature story.
Working with Elephants in Sri Lanka
An account of volunteering in Sri Lanka taking care of elephants.
Sustaining the Tropical Coasts of the Philippine Islands
The author writes about efforts of the Coastal Resource Management Program to preserve the natural beauty and the wildlife of the Philippine Islands' coastal areas.
Thailand: Dada's Grand Plans for Helping Kids
Ryan McDonald describes his involvement with the Baan Dada orphanage in western Thailand and outlines ways people can help the children there.
Planting Trees in 90210
Volunteers plant trees and restore the ecosystem in Beverly Hills, CA -- feature story on Tree People, a nonprofit group.
Tanzania: Adventures of a Volunteer in Bomang'ombe
Nellie Huang writes about volunteering in Tanzania, where she taught and helped to build a school in the village of Bomang'ombe.
Siem Reap, Cambodia: The Children in the Temples
Victoria Cho describes her visit to an orphanage near Angkor Wat, Cambodia's most famous temple complex, and her experience giving English lessons to Cambodian children.
Volunteering in Zambia: 'This is the Growing'
Andréa Cabrita spends two months volunteering at a community school in Chibuluma, Zambia, where she finds bright smiles, singing and dancing in spite of widespread hardship and poverty.

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