international volunteering

An image of volunteers from the Good Hope Volunteers organization

Good Hope Volunteers is an international volunteering organization that is based in South Africa, with programs in Namibia and Botswana as well.

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The Serbian-Croatian border is a hotspot for migration movements today. This journalist works there as a volunteers, helping people in search of a safe life.

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Lluc Martí during the last Volunteering Forum celebrated in Casablanca, Morocco.   Source: Fundació Catalunya Voluntària

We talk to the Fundació Catalunya Voluntària about volunteering in the Arab world and the importance of generating synergies with volunteering organizations and people on the southern shore of the Mediterranean.

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Every year thousands of people from rich countries travel to poor countries in search of a solidary vacation. They want to make a difference, be part of social change and make a contribution to the welfare of humanity, and that desire is exploited by the market in the form of tourism volunteerism or voluntourism.

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Alianza por la Solidaridad

EU Aid Volunteers offers volunteer opportunities for EU citizens or for long-life EU residents.

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The Youth Council of Barcelona propels a Bosnia working group created by promoting a Cultural Exchange next September.

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Volunteers in Mes Kitokie center in Kaunas, Lithuania

Rita Gutiérrez is an anthropologist and is now in Mes Kitokie center in  Kaunas, Lithuania. She is volunteering with disabled and autistic children as an international volunteer. We asked her about her experience.

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Jordi Juvanyà

Jordi Juvinyà has worked as a volunteer for a Catalan- based International NGO many years and he is about to start a new cooperation project in the Senegalese region of Casamance. 

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Mario Cuevas.   Source: NGO Voluntariado

Mario Cuenca from the NGO Voluntariado tells us about the need to raise awareness around the culture of volunteering in the context of our current society and the advantages of participating in an international volunteering experience.

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