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 […]

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 […]

A Complete Guide to Volunteering in Macedonia

Slavko Desik is the editor-in-chief at Discovering Macedonia. His mission is to bring the Macedonian experience closer to everybody, by creating lengthy and comprehensive guides promoting this beautiful country. Secluded from the rest of Europe, Macedonia is a small country with beautiful natural scenery and rich cultural and religious heritage. It’s home to nearly two […]

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5 Reasons to Volunteer With Animals

Daniel Cooke is just one of the many GivingWay volunteers who’ve had an incredible volunteering experience with animals. In fact, it changed the course of his life! “Working with the animals and actually making a difference in their lives and conserving their species is so rewarding. It’s inspired me to try make a career in wildlife […]

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3 of the Best Places in the World to Go Stargazing

One of the reasons we are so dedicated to volunteer work is because it reminds us of our place on the planet. As of June 2018, there are 7.6 billion people in the world – that’s 7.6 billion stories to discover and share. Volunteering keeps us grounded. We find that after committing ourselves to care […]