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Bringing joy to South African children for the holidays

12/2015

This December, we are launching a summer program for nearly sixty underprivileged children in Cape Town. For the next four weeks, our volunteers and staff will run educational and creative workshops, a sandcastle competition, play beach sports, have a Christmas party, and more!

High School Specials: Summer 2016 Dates Confirmed

11/2015

The 2016 dates for our High School Specials have been confirmed! Following record numbers in summer 2015, we advise high school students interested in travelling abroad next summer to apply as early as possible to reserve a place on the project of their choice.

Contribute to Disaster Relief Efforts in Nepal this Winter

10/2015

Since the program launched in June 2015, the response from volunteers and the local community has been overwhelmingly positive. In addition to the sixteen new classrooms that have been built for Sunrise School, volunteers are also constructing a new staffroom, kitchen, and library...

Abused Circus Animals Find a New Home with Projects Abroad

09/2015

We are thrilled to announce our new partnership with Animal Defenders International (ADI). With the help of ADI, we are working to rehome several wild animals, rescued from circuses, at the Taricaya Ecological Reserve...

It's Baby Turtle Season in Mexico

08/2015

The protection of endangered sea turtle nests is at the heart of our conservation efforts in Mexico. With the nesting season reaching its peak over the next two months, we are in need of volunteers to help find and move nests to our protected corrals.

Could You See Yourself Volunteering in Madagascar?

07/2015

Volunteering in Madagascar is a unique experience, giving you the chance to explore a beautiful island while participating in meaningful service work. You could find yourself helping to improve literacy levels in schools, caring for children, or contributing to the protection of a diverse ecosystem.

Volunteer Placements Still Available for Summer 2015

06/2015

It’s not too late to join a High School Special volunteer project and experience meaningful travel this summer! These programs allow you to work alongside other teenagers under the supervision of our qualified staff.

Disaster Relief in Nepal – Volunteers Needed

05/2015

After the devastating earthquake of April 25th, volunteers are needed to help with recovery work in the Kathmandu Valley. You can join at any time for one week and up from June 8th. You will get involved with a variety of activities, including renovating schools and homes, building toilets, and helping in camps for displaced families.

How You Can Give Back as a Volunteer this Summer

04/2015

This new project is a fantastic option for high school students looking to explore the outdoors and contribute to meaningful conservation efforts this summer! In Fiji, you will participate in a variety of activities, including diving, shark surveys, mangrove reforestation, and beach clean-ups.

New Volunteer Programs and Internships this Summer

03/2015

We are in need of volunteers to contribute to national efforts to combat HIV/AIDS in Togo. You will get involved in range of care and medical outreach activities, including raising awareness, mounting screenings, and providing further support to patients both medically and psychologically. No medical experience is necessary to take part in this Care project.

New Volunteer Trips this Spring: Grown-up Specials

02/2015

For volunteers ages 50 and above, Projects Abroad offers a range of organized trips that will give them the opportunity to travel with purpose to a developing country. This spring, there are three two-week trips available in Nepal, Jamaica, and South Africa.

2015: A Busy Year Ahead for Volunteers

01/2015

Our new Microfinance internship in Phnom Penh, Cambodia is a great opportunity for anyone with a passion for grassroots community development. As an intern, you can make a significant impact on underprivileged communities by helping local entrepreneurs build small and sustainable businesses.

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