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Posted By: Maria P.
#Africa,#Cape Verde,#Teach English Abroad,#Volunteer with Children
An interview with past English teaching volunteer Maria! Discover her thoughts on the program.
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Posted By: Sofia R.
#Africa,#Cape Verde,#Teach English Abroad,#Volunteer with Children
An interview with past English teaching volunteer Sofia! Discover her thoughts on the program.
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Posted By: Anita N.
#Asia,#Bali,#Volunteer Vacations
Read about Anita's experience volunteering with her family for sea turtle conservation in Bali!
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Posted By: Ilie C.
#Africa,#Ethiopia,#Volunteer with Children,#Teach English Abroad
This week was amazing because I learnt about Ethiopian culture and the kids were very well-behaved. We went together practice a traditional dance with the shoulders which was very funny. And I also enjoyed playing football with the kids!
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Popular Volunteer Experiences
Posted By: Dave P.
#South Africa,#Wildlife,#Conservation,#Africa,#Wildlife and Animal Conservation
Every day was amazing and full of incredible experiences and new people. The days flew by as we were so busy working on the farm, hanging out and making new friends, and learning about the wildlife in a very hands on manner.
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Posted By: Giselle M.
#South Africa,#Marine Conservation,#Africa,#Marine and Coral Reef Conservation
Hard work pays off, and this doesn’t go unnoticed by the amazing crew. I managed to go onto an exclusive boat trip which had less clients on board, giving me more opportunities to capture some great footage of the sharks who displayed incredible activity, breaching around six times in the space of two hours.
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Posted By: Michele
#Zimbabwe,#Wildlife,#Africa,#Wildlife and Animal Conservation
The African Wildlife Orphanage’s main goal is to care for orphaned or injured animals until they are able to be released back into the wild. If that’s not a viable option, they’re lovingly cared for the rest of their lives. These animals are also used for educating young local children about the creatures that share their environment. Bulawayo is the second largest city in Zimbabwe, so many of the children living there have never had the opportunity to see or touch wild animals.
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Posted By: Ramona P.
#Marine Conservation,#Wildlife,#Asia,#Malaysia,#Marine and Coral Reef Conservation
I have been here on the Perhentian Islands for about one month and I’m still excited for the beautiful landscape, the warm people and of course the amazing turtles we are working with daily. On the 10th my teammate Joel,  Kinsey and Elliot and me saw the first turtle nesting at Tiga Ruang during our night patrol. It was so amazing seeing the turtle laying her eggs in the sand, measuring her carapace and taking photos of her for photo identification!
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Articles
Posted By: Alisa N.
Where should I volunteer? Where can I travel? What should I do with my life?
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Posted By: Alisa N.
#Asia,#India,#Volunteer with Children,#Community Aid and Development
There are a few different types of children living on the streets, including those that have families to whom they go back to in the evenings, and those that are on their own, either because they have been orphaned or are runaways. Learn how we can help them!
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Posted By: Daniella T.
Every week, the GoEco Content Team reviews feedback from returning volunteers and assesses the impact (and enjoyment) of our various programs. Here is a list of our best 10 programs for 2020, based on volunteer feedback!
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Posted By: Daniella T.
#Ecuador,#South America,#Wildlife Conservation
Monkeys that call the Amazon Rainforest home can be referred to us “rainforest monkeys.” Monkey species that are native to rainforests include howler monkeys, spider monkeys, capuchin monkeys, squirrel monkeys, tamarins and marmosets. These monkeys, and actually all monkeys that are native to South America, are referred to as New World monkeys....
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