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.   […]

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 […]