black woman

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 […]

wild chinchillas

7 Reasons to Volunteer Abroad with Wild Chinchillas in Chile

Wild chinchillas used to roam the coastal regions, hills, and mountains of Chile, Peru, Argentina, and Bolivia. By the 1900s, chinchillas were almost extinct. Ironically, it’s their dense, soft fur, which keeps them warm in extremely high altitudes, that lead to the catastrophic decimation of this species by humans. Between 1800 and 1900, at least […]