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Leaping Out Of Your Comfort Zone - Another Guest Post

This week, I present to you an essay written by Haley Barnhart. She volunteered with us for 2 weeks in June, 2014. At the time, she was a second year Social Work student, in Texas. 1,611 more words


Dancing Away the Dengue

After Day Four, I knew something wasn’t quite right.

The overall flu-like symptoms hadn’t really gone away. They’d lessened, and my fever had broken two nights before, but the aches and pulling sensations in my limbs that had me feeling like a pre-teen again still plagued my mornings. 905 more words


An introduction to international volunteering

Having recently embarked on two different international volunteering trips, I would like to take a moment to share my experiences of this with you and hopefully encourage you guys to get involved too! 888 more words


What NOT to bring when volunteering abroad

Ok, so you’ve decided you want to volunteer abroad. You’ve done your research and found an amazing grassroots organization that supports locally led initiatives. You’ve been accepted to said program and have purchased your plane tickets. 557 more words


On the Road Again


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  1. an unusual and exciting, typically hazardous, experience or activity.

Last fall, I was getting an itch for adventure and a desire to take on a new big project. 401 more words


10 moments everyone who volunteers in Uganda will experience

The Real Uganda has been hosting international volunteers for 10 years now. We’ve had over 750 people from all over the world pass through our doors. 1,007 more words


A visit to the Kilimanjaro Orphanage Centre

Author’s note: This post is part of a series on my recent trip and climb of Mount Kilimanjaro, to read all posts click here 786 more words