When we initially created the GivingWay platform, one of the very first decisions we made was that we would not work with organizations that run, manage, engage with or send volunteers to orphanages. Here are the top 3 reasons why we are not promoting orphanage volunteering: 1: Orphanages can expose children to physical and psychological trauma Countless […]
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There are roughly 6,500 languages spoken in the world today (let’s just take a moment and let that number sink in). While that fact alone is truly astounding, it’s implications are only that much more interesting: there are roughly 6,500 groups of people in the world representing that number of cultures, stories, norms, and histories. […]
College and University students – how many of you are in the midst of either applying to, currently are, or have recently finished a degree in ____ (fill in the blank) , and are finding yourself asking the age-old question: “But what am I going to do with all of this??”. I hear you. Loud […]
In August of 2016, J.K Rowling went out with a series of Tweets against the practice of volunteering with children in institutions: The charity I have just been asked to support offers (doubtless well-intentioned) Westerners 'volunteer experiences' in child institutions. — J.K. Rowling (@jk_rowling) August 21, 2016 … perpetuates this highly damaging system and encourages […]
The top destinations for volunteering opportunities that will make your next trip responsible just as it is exciting, from India to South Africa.
It’s hard to believe that yet another year has almost come to an end. What a year. For many, the time nearing the end of one year (and the simultaneous beginning of another one) is usually spent reflecting on all that was, and making some new decisions, AKA New Year’s Resolutions, for things that we […]
If you’ve given the idea of volunteering abroad some thought, you probably found yourself thinking “Where do I Begin?” and rest assured – you are not alone. As travel is changing, more people are looking for authentic experiences that allow them to include a volunteering aspect to their adventure abroad. With more interested individuals came more […]