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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

Travel

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

Africa

On the Road Again

ad·ven·ture

adˈven(t)SHər, ədˈven(t)SHər/

noun

  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

Preparation

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

Africa

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

Thirdeyemom

Inspired by a little school in rural Uganda

Last week, I had the pleasure of joining a current volunteer, Marie, at a school she worked at during her short stay with The Real Uganda. 581 more words

Africa

Why Think About Sustainability While Traveling Abroad? An Introduction to Alternative Travel

Brittany Gibler, ND ’15, majored in Finance in the Mendoza College of Business. Also a sustainability minor, Brittany focused on different forms of sustainable tourism and how it impacted the host community’s participants as part of her capstone thesis. 902 more words

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