Volunteering in Asia is an individual way to contribute to the well-being of the world's largest continent. From the breathtaking Himalayan Mountains to the rain forests of Southeast Asia, volunteers can experience Asia up close and personal with GoEco. Based on years of practice and in-depth field reports, GoEco presents you with a diverse selection of excellent yet affordable development, education, and wildlife volunteer projects. Get involved with panda conservation in China, work in an orphanage in Thailand, or help develop under-served communities in Nepal. If you have the time, why not combine two or more projects and create a meaningful gap year program?
This is a great opportunity to experience Thai culture and volunteer in a meaningful teaching or orphanage placement. This is a unique program, which you can design in part by yourself and even join an exciting eco-trip after your placement.
GoEco is proud to partner with one of the world's leading conservation organizations to bring you this unique opportunity in Thailand. Volunteers will work closely with local communities, providing a hands-on contribution to the rescue and rehabilitation of elephants.
Join this wildlife project and see these magnificent gibbons up close and personal! Live inside the sanctuary, disconnect from city life, and provide these rescued gibbons with the love and affection they deserve and need.
Experience the peace and tranquility of Koh Samui as you live on a spectacular, secluded beach and teach children basic English, so they can have a more prosperous future. You will quickly become a celebrity in the eyes of the community who will show you hospitality like you've never seen before.
Contribute to the re-development of a small fishing village that does not benefit from the island’s tourism income. Assist by building the infrastructure that is needed or renovating existing structures so that it is more appealing. You will be welcomed into the community with open arms and experience the rural lifestyle that exists away from the hustle and bustle of the island.
Come to Phang Nga, Thailand and discover the stunning but delicate marine and coastal ecosystems that need protection from human encroachment. You'll be involved in hands-on activities ranging from sea turtle conservation and biodiversity surveying to community education and teaching English.
Experience the traditional rural way of life in China! Beyond the big cities in China are the beautiful and quaint rural communities. These communities are often poor, existing on subsistence farming to earn a living. Fengyan is one such community - it is a small but well preserved village where you can make a real and substantial difference teaching English to the children of the community.
Travel to beautiful Sri Lanka, visit ancient UNESCO World Heritage Sites, walk in the path of Buddhist pilgrims, and swim in the tropical waters of the Indian Ocean. Volunteer for turtle conservation on one of Sri Lanka's spectacular beaches and give back to the community while learning about the Sri Lankan way of life.
Volunteer near Bali, a beautiful region surrounded by marine life and amazing scenery. Work with injured and rescued sea turtles to rehabilitate them and educate others about the importance of ensuring this species survival.
Volunteer in Bali, one of Indonesia's most recognized and picturesque islands. Make a difference through teaching in underdeveloped villages and inspire community members to strive towards a brighter and more sustainable future!
Many of Indonesia's injured and illegally traded wildlife find a safe haven at this rescue center. Help aid with rehabilitation efforts through intimate encounters with primates and spend time teaching basic English to help with continued conservation education.
Improve the educational experience of underprivileged children, both in and outside the classroom, by teaching English and Health as well as working on construction projects. A truly worthwhile experience in the north-western Samraong district of Cambodia.
Journey to an ancient temple complex to restore culturally and historically significant temples. Your preservation efforts will not only bring a much-needed boost to the local economy, but also hope to the local community!
Volunteer in India for 3 weeks and spend your time working with children at a child care center, witness India's spectacular sights and trek in the Himalaya's. It truly is a once in a lifetime experience!
Experience India's vibrant diversity through this 4 week road trip. Your first 3 weeks will be spent travelling, sightseeing, and learning about the different cultures you encounter. The last week will be spent volunteering in either a community development or animal welfare project along the idyllic beaches of Goa.
Engage in experiential skills development through this medical internship in Delhi, India. You'll have the chance to shadow medical professionals, experience the medical practices of another culture and build your international professional network.
Journey to the unbelievable island of Naifaru in the Northern Maldives and make your contribution to sea turtle rehabilitation! Here you’ll enjoy the spectacular locale while giving back to the small, yet bustling community.
In this project you can enjoy all that Ho Chi Minh City has to offer and also volunteer in one of these important initiatives: working with disabled children, street children's orphanage, helping with campus life, or hospital volunteering.
Provide support to a government-operated hospital in Ho Chi Minh City! Become a dedicated volunteer and help alleviate the daily stresses on the medical staff while learning about Vietnam's various medical practices and treatment methods.
Volunteer to rebuild and restore a farming village in the Kavre District of Nepal following the devastating April 2015 earthquake. You can help by rebuilding local schools and clearing rubble and debris.
Join us in providing underprivileged Nepalese children with the skills and confidence they need to pursue their dreams. Volunteers will assist local teachers by leading lessons in English, math, history, science and more, and also engage in cultural exchange activities like games, sports, and arts and crafts.
Inspire primary school children in Vientiane to learn English and pursue their ambitions. Take in all the capital city of Laos has to offer while making a difference in the lives of children who need it most.
Volunteers in this project help to create a safe and nurturing environment for disadvantaged children in rural Laotian villages. You have the opportunity to connect with these loving children, develop your skills in childcare and give back to a community in need!
Volunteer on an island teaching English to and caring for young children! Help kindergartners broaden their horizons and build the foundation for future opportunities in what is considered the Philippines' last frontier.
Many people on this beautiful Island don’t have the funds to renovate their houses or upgrade communal places such as schools, healthcare facilities and community centers. Join us in helping the people of Palawan by constructing and renovating houses, healthcare centers, schools and/or other facilities.
Volunteer on the beautiful island of Palawan, and help the children improve their English language skills at a local school. You will gain insight into the Philippine educational system while really giving back to the community!
Join this uniquely diverse volunteer experience and help with hands-on conservation of Malaysia's indigenous animals. Discover the ancient forests on the border of Taman Negara National Park and travel to the idyllic white sandy beaches of the Perhentian Islands on this once in a lifetime opportunity.
Give the children of Kuching, Malaysia the chance to access new opportunities by helping them to develop their English language skills. You'll make a lasting impact on the community, while learning about Malaysia's rich history and culture!
Open new doors for Malaysian youth through early language education. By helping to build a strong English language foundation for the children early in life, you will give them the skills they need to access better opportunities for a brighter future.