Investours, a non-profit organization, pools participants’ tour fees and contributes them in the form of a micro-loan to aid local entrepreneurs.
Kathleen Boradhurst visits the Panya Project in northern Thailand where she learns about permaculture, organic farming and sustainable living.
Tribewanted Sierra Leone, a non-profit eco-tourism organization, allows tribemembers to effect real change on a smaller scale.
Projects Abroad gives high school students the opportunity to travel abroad during summer vacation and experience new cultures through volunteering
Shelley Seale writes about the Ponheary Ly Foundation, founded by a survivor of Cambodia’s killing fields to help the children of Siem Reap.
Devon Magoon writes about volunteer opportunities helping orphans and vulnerable children in Kenya through the AID Kenya Foundation and Touch Kenya.
Thailand: Bruce Marsland travels to the remote village of Laem Mae Phim, Thailand to work on a volunteer program rescuing endangered sea turtles.