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. Can […]

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 about […]

The Ultimate Guide To Volunteering in Vietnam

Written by Jane Pham, a passionate travel writer at Vietnam Discovery, where travelers to the country can find A-Z guides and tips, as well as highly tailored responsible-travel tours. Check out their website or follow them on Facebook to see why Vietnam became “Asia’ Leading Destination”! For many of us, the years between the age of 20 […]

Isabella’s Adventure with RAREC 🐒💚 Our #givinghappiness Giveaway Winner’s Volunteer Experience!✨

Remember when GivingWay had our #givinghappiness giveaway? And whoever won would get $500 towards a volunteer trip? 😀 And we had our winner – Isabella! ✨   Well she went on her volunteer trip to RAREC and we finally got a chance to catch up with her and ask all about her experience at the wildlife rescue center in Peru! She also sent […]

20 Celebrities You Didn’t Know Were Volunteers!

Did you know that some of the most charitable people in the world are your favorite celebrities?    It’s true: actors, musicians – even royalty – are some of the most giving and philanthropic people around.   It makes sense, they’ve been blessed with talent, drive and luck to become super successful and well-known and […]

How to Prepare for a Family Volunteer Trip

Volunteering abroad is considered one of the fastest-growing trends in travel, with around 1.6 million people volunteering overseas each year. While most of these volunteers are young adults, more parents are bringing their kids along to these volunteer trips. It’s easy to see why volunteering abroad is growing in popularity among families. Apart from being a great […]

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 […]