Being a Refugee in Uganda

Solidarity Eden Foundation gives English and Business classes, along with psychological support to about 250 refugees in Uganda, so that they can overcome their trauma, integrate within Ugandan society and get an opportunity for a brighter future. We met with Mayele Jules, SEF’s Co-Founder and Director, to learn more about the situation of refugees in […]

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How To Spend Your Honeymoon Differently

Your big day is quickly approaching. You’ll walk down the aisle and say I do, but then what? How will you spend your honeymoon? While most couples choose exotic vacations to tropical islands with relaxing days on the beach, some like to think outside of the box. Giving back is a great way to spend […]

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5 Volunteer Opportunities for Retirees

Here’s a list of 5 volunteer opportunities abroad perfect for retirees and seniors who wish to make their travel meaningful: La Gran Vista Agroecological Farm, Costa Rica Kep Gardens, Cambodia Colobus Conservation, Kenya Latin American Sea Turtles, Costa Rica Volunteers Peru, Peru If you’re a retiree, now is the perfect time in your life to […]

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A Guide to Volunteering in Romania

Tucked away in Eastern Europe, Romania is an off-the-beaten-path destination more and more people are considering for their holiday plans. With a diverse and wild landscape, medieval history part of UNESCO heritage, delicious homegrown food, welcoming people and a countryside lifestyle free of modern civilization, travelers will be pleasantly surprised when visiting this yet-to-be-discovered destination. […]

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My Experience as a Black Woman Volunteering Abroad

I consider myself a global citizen, a human before anything else. My travels reflect my passion and desire to immerse in a community and culture different from my own.   I am a black woman. Yes, with light-skin. But, my hair and skin color causes confusion with most locals because they simply do not know […]

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Things I learned Volunteering in a Brazilian Favela

In December 2015, during a time where most of society was focused on presents and holiday parties, I decided to take a trip to a Brazilian Favela called Vidigal, located in Ipanema with a colleague of mine. We wanted to experience the holidays among those that may not be as fortunate. As an upcoming photojournalist, I feel it’s […]

The Time is NOW: Volunteer for Women Empowerment

In 1994, the UN published a report stating that the empowerment and autonomy of women, apart from being an important end in itself, is essential for the achievement of sustainable development. As we are heading closer to 2020, gender equality remains a substantial worldwide issue and a key factor in numerous local and global concerns. […]