Uganda Is Losing Its Trees & How This Affects You

Written by Rabya Bhatia, GivingWay Ambassador. Rabya has previously undertaken a Bachelor of Psychological Sciences and is currently completing a Masters in Social Work. She has a proficiency in working with culturally and linguistically diverse individuals and is currently working within the disability and special needs sector. She has experience volunteering with different organizations and has a passion for […]

Protecting Wildlife in Uganda – Interview With EWCO

Elgon Wildlife Conservation Organization is a grassroots nonprofit conservation Organization in Uganda that works to ensure the delicate balance between the environments; biodiversity conservation and sustainable development in communities around protected areas in Uganda. We (virtually) met with one of its co-Founder, James, to learn more about wildlife conservation in the pearl of Africa.   […]

How Sustainable Tourism Can Change the Face of Africa

Get cozy for our more in-depth interview to date with the incredible founder and CEO of Justice Tourism Foundation, a GivingWay NGO leveraging the power of tourism to empower local communities in Uganda.       Hi James! It’s great to have this chat with you. Let’s start by you telling us a bit more […]

The Reasons Why Animal Sanctuaries Need Volunteers

Comunidad Inti Wara Yassi (CIWY) is a Bolivian nonprofit that has been rescuing hundreds of animals for almost 30 years. It takes care of animals rescued from illegal trafficking in its 3 sanctuaries. The organization also fights to end the animal trade through educational programs, research projects and public actions. We interviewed Andrea from the […]

A Message From Community Carbon Trees to the World

Jennifer Smith or “Tree Jenny” is an incredible champion of reforestation. This environmental lawyer from Louisiana turned agro forester and certified carbon dioxide auditor moved to Costa Rica over 20 years ago to follow her true call to save the rainforest. Through her organization Community Carbon Trees and thanks to sponsors from all over the […]

Service With a Smile: The Personal Benefits of Volunteering

Volunteering has hit a record high, with nearly one third of Americans offering their time to help others in 2018. One of the factors driving this mindset may well be the growing realization that volunteering not only does a lot of good in communities; it can also be hugely rewarding personally. Many of those who give their […]

Preserving the Unique Beauty of the Galapagos Islands as a Conservation Volunteer

With more than 275,000 visitors to the islands last year, the popularity of the Galapagos islands is on the rise. Unfortunately, the growing numbers of people on the islands is also threatening the stability of landscapes and wildlife through the pollution and invasive species that they introduce. Many global and local organizations are fighting back, and […]