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Articles about volunteering abroad, travel and news about Projects Abroad
Healthcare volunteers take a group photo with students during a medical outreach in Kenya

By Jen Southern 22nd May, 2019

Seven things to consider when volunteering abroad last minute

Summer is fast approaching and you have no plans...Gasp! Shock!

A childcare volunteer in Ecuador supervises children during playtime

By Nadia Moore 16th May, 2019

Can I Volunteer Abroad for Free?

We often get asked, “can I volunteer abroad for free?” or, “can I get paid to volunteer abroad?”. If we had to limit our answer, we’d say “no, you can’t”.

Childcare volunteer sits with her class in Fiji during her volunteer project abroad

By Isabel Silva 02nd May, 2019

Volunteering abroad? 7 things you can expect!

Do you remember the first time you heard about the possibility of volunteering abroad? Maybe it was from a friend, your mom, or a news article you stumbled across online.

Global Gap Year programme volunteers take a group photo in Ghana

By Jemma Dicks 25th April, 2019

Top 5 Things To Do In A Gap Year in 2019

Sometimes you just need a break. Whether it be after high school, after college graduation, or a sabbatical during your working career.

Shark spotted by our Shark Conservation volunteers in Fiji.

By Julie Brondeel 17th April, 2019

Why sharks are important to our ecosystem and how you can help protect them

Duun dunn… duun dunn… We know the theme song from the horror movie Jaws all too...

Conservation volunteer replants a mangrove propagule in Fiji

By Daryll Williams 08th April, 2019

Let’s talk about mangroves

Did you know that the destruction of Earth’s mangrove forests is happening up to four times faster than land-based ones?

Baby turtles on the beach on their way into the ocean at our project for turtle Conservation in Mexico

By Matilda Lipponen 26th March, 2019

How can we help save sea turtles from plastic pollution?

Sea turtles have roamed the ocean for over 150 million years, but now, their reign is rapidly ending because of plastic pollution in the ocean. The ocean is quickly becoming plastic soup.

Projects Abroad staff and volunteers carry trees after planting saplings in Costa Rica

By Daryll Williams 21st March, 2019

Our Planet: These are the habitats we work in and this is what we do to protect them

After listening to David Attenborough on Netflix's latest documentary series, 'Our Planet', we are now more aware then ever of the negative effect humans have on our planet. We have explored and left our footprint on nearly every corner of the globe.

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