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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6 Volunteer Opportunities in Nepal

Ever dreamed of a trip abroad to South Asia that combines a meaningful travel experience and cultural immersion? Nepal is the place to go! Below are 6 volunteering opportunities in Nepal on GivingWay that are really popular with GivingWay volunteers and other international travelers: Ecoreach Foundation Human Harmony Nepal Mithila Wildlife Trust Maya Universe Academy Nepal Friendship Society […]

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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 […]

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6 Volunteer Opportunities in Thailand

Need an out-of-the box break? Something completely different that will probably change your life? The following are 6 volunteering opportunities in Thailand that might just be what you’ve been looking for! The Life Development Center Klong Toh Lem Academy Foundation Lanta Animal Welfare Minmahaw School Volunt2Thai Thailand Teach There are a lot of reasons why many travelers […]

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Is Voluntourism Really That Bad?

“Voluntourism” is the informal term for being involved in voluntary work while traveling and exploring the country where the volunteer work takes place. Over the past decade, voluntourism — which is also called volunteering abroad — has become a major travel trend, with an expected 20 million volunteer travelers per year by 2020!   While […]

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6 Volunteer Opportunities in India

Interested in a volunteering trip to India? Here are 6 great non-profits on the GivingWay site offering life-changing volunteer opportunities! Pyunli Sadhana Forest India Tibet World Shankar Prasad Himalayan Volunteering Opportunities Mana Rishikesh It’s easy to understand why so many travelers choose to volunteer abroad in India – India is a land of a thousand colors, flavors, and wonders. India is home […]

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9 Free Volunteer Opportunities Abroad

Budget travellers should check out this list of 10 amazing non-profit organizations offering free volunteer opportunities abroad: Casa do Caminho, Brazil Harvest Training Cambodia, Cambodia Centro de Conservación de la Biodiversidad Chiloé-Silvestre, Chile Olancho Aid Foundation, Honduras Agatha Amani House, Kenya Ban Nai Soi Community Learning Center, Thailand Peace and Happiness Foundation, Thailand Sapa O’Chau, Vietnam […]