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Bringing joy to South African children for the holidays


This December, we are launching a summer program for nearly sixty underprivileged children in Cape Town. For the next four weeks, our volunteers and staff will run educational and creative workshops, a sandcastle competition, play beach sports, have a Christmas party, and more!

New Spring Break Trips in Argentina in 2016


Amid the whirl of assignments, classes, and extra-curricular activities, students are already planning ahead for the spring semester – and spring break! We are now offering spring break programs in Argentina: Medicine and Care.

Contribute to Disaster Relief Efforts in Nepal this Winter


Since the program launched in June 2015, the response from volunteers and the local community has been overwhelmingly positive. In addition to the sixteen new classrooms that have been built for Sunrise School, volunteers are also constructing a new staffroom, kitchen, and library...

Abused Circus Animals Find a New Home with Projects Abroad


We are thrilled to announce our new partnership with Animal Defenders International (ADI). With the help of ADI, we are working to rehome several wild animals, rescued from circuses, at the Taricaya Ecological Reserve...

It's Baby Turtle Season in Mexico


The protection of endangered sea turtle nests is at the heart of our conservation efforts in Mexico. With the nesting season reaching its peak over the next two months, we are in need of volunteers to help find and move nests to our protected corrals.

Nepal: Helping Children Return to School After Earthquake


The Disaster Relief project got off to a strong start in June and by the end of the month, nine classrooms had been rebuilt! There is still a lot of recovery work to be done, especially for our partner schools which were damaged or destroyed by the earthquake, and any assistance you can provide will help more children return to school.

Summer Volunteer Placements Still Available


It’s not too late to join a High School Special volunteer project and experience meaningful travel this summer. Our High School Specials give you the opportunity to work alongside other teens under the supervision of our qualified staff.

Disaster Relief in Nepal – Volunteers Needed


After the devastating earthquake of April 25th, volunteers are needed to help with recovery work in the Kathmandu Valley. You can join at any time for one week and up from June 8th. You will get involved with a variety of activities, including renovating schools and homes, building toilets, and helping in camps for displaced families.

Help Children and the Environment this Summer


Problems such as child labor and poor education mean that for thousands of Ghanaian children, life is a constant struggle. As a volunteer in an orphanage, care center, or special needs center, you can help by giving them the individual care and attention they need while contributing to their educational development.

New Volunteer Trips and Internships this Summer


In South Africa, you have the opportunity to help vulnerable children affected by HIV/AIDS on our new Nutrition internship. The project is based in Nyanga, one of the oldest townships in Cape Town. Here, you will work alongside the local dietician and nutrition advisor to provide balanced meals and nutritional education to children and adults.

New Group Volunteer Trips this Spring


For volunteers ages 50 and above, Projects Abroad offers a range of organized trips that will give them the opportunity to travel with purpose to a developing country. This spring, volunteers can choose from two-week trips in Nepal, Jamaica, and South Africa.

Let 2015 Be the Year You Volunteer


Our new Microfinance internship in Phnom Penh, Cambodia is ideal for anyone with a passion for grassroots community development. As an intern, you can make a significant impact on underprivileged communities by helping local entrepreneurs build small and sustainable businesses.

Alumni Newsletter – Looking forward after a successful 2014


Following the phenomenal success of our Shark Conservation Project in Fiji, we are thrilled to announce a new Shark Conservation Project in South Africa, partnered with a local NGO – South Africa Shark Conservancy (SASC). Launching in February 2015, this project needs volunteers with a passion for marine wildlife to help conduct vital research on Great White Sharks and educate local communities about the importance of marine conservation and sustainable fishing.

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