Volunteering for development is a great way to help less fortunate communities overseas while experiencing new cultures in fascinating places. Choose from volunteer programs with orphans in the Nepalese Himalayas to humanitarian development projects in rural Africa and seize the opportunity to better the lives of others. Based on years of practice and in-depth volunteer reports, GoEco presents you a wide selection of excellent yet affordable development projects in countries such as China, Thailand, Nepal, Israel, and Costa Rica.
Volunteer at a surf and adventure club for children from disadvantaged areas in Cape Town. Be part of an opportunity for children to learn life lessons and stay off the streets. Volunteers receive surfing lessons during the school day and help teach the kids after school.
Experience the beauty of Cape Town while supporting children in underprivileged communities. This program is tailored to volunteers over 30 to share their expertise and life experience with youth in need of inspiration and positive adult role models.
Travel to the exciting tourist destination of Cape Town, South Africa, and give back to the orphaned children in extremely under-served communities. Teach, mentor, and play with these children who desperately seek attention and care.
Spread your passion for sports to children who have had few opportunities to learn and develop their skills in a structured yet fun environment. Inspire children to set goals and stay active, both on and off the sports field.
Volunteer at a health clinic in Gweru, Zimbabwe. Provide medical support to those who do not have easy access to healthcare and much needed assistance to a severely understaffed facility. No prior medical experience needed!
Come experience life in Livingstone, Zambia while teaching the importance of sports and physical activity to the community. Coach soccer or netball, teach the schools' physical education curriculum, or contribute your individual skills in your own way to impact the community and have fun with the children!
Volunteer in the sunny town of Livingstone, Zambia, only a few kilometers from the beautiful Victoria Falls. Volunteers are placed with a teacher in one of six under-served schools within the community to assist with the flow of the classroom and provide the students with invaluable individual attention that they would not otherwise receive.
Volunteer at a rural, under-resourced school in the Mangochi region of Malawi, helping teach the core curriculum in underprivileged schools in the mornings and coach different sports in the afternoon. This is an opportunity to make a difference, through education and sport, in the lives of so many special children from this beautiful region on the banks of Lake Malawi.
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.
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 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.
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.
Volunteer at the breathtaking Nimrod Eco Lodge on the scenic slopes of Mt. Hermon. Help construct and maintain sustainable buildings, explore experimental bio-farming, take in the awe-inspiring scenery and visit the ancient ruins of Nimrod Fortress.