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January 19th, 2017
Projects Abroad partner opens new dormitory at migrant shelter in Mexico

FM4 Paso Libre, a Projects Abroad International Development partner in Mexico, constructed and opened new dormitories at their migrant shelter in Guadalajara. Volunteers assisted with cleaning the dormitories in preparation for their opening.

January 19th, 2017
The Cochabanner celebrates 10 years of journalism internships in Bolivia

The Cochabanner, a free English magazine in Cochabamba, celebrates 10 years since becoming the official magazine published by the Projects Abroad Journalism Project in Bolivia.

News from 2016

November 16th, 2016
Cerebral Palsy surfer makes waves in South Africa

Ashtan Davis, a familiar face at the Projects Abroad Surfing Project in South Africa, has made surfing history as one of the first people to take part in the country’s first Adaptive Surfing Championships, and being selected for the 2016 Stance World Adaptive Surfing Champs. 

November 16th, 2016
Volunteers build accommodation for teachers in Tanzania

Projects Abroad volunteers and staff have completed construction on a new house for local teachers in a rural village in the Ngorongoro, Tanzania.

September 15th, 2016
Volunteers get the ball rolling with ‘Soccer Pitch Readings’ in Ghana

Projects Abroad has launched a new initiative in Ghana, ‘Soccer Pitch Reading’, to help teach children to read and continue developing their reading ability in a fun and interactive environment.

September 13th, 2016
Projects Abroad names Greg Thomson as new CEO

Projects Abroad would like to announce that Greg Thomson has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer. Greg assumed his role in August 2016 and has succeeded Dr Peter Slowe, the founder of Projects Abroad, who will remain in the company as the Executive Chair.

September 13th, 2016
Work begins at new excavation site in Peru

Projects Abroad staff and volunteers at the Archaeology Project in Peru have begun excavation work at a new site at the Archaeological Park of Sacsayhuaman in Cusco, through an agreement with the Peruvian Ministry of Culture.

August 19th, 2016
Projects Abroad launches International Development Project in Togo

This summer, Projects Abroad established a new International Development Project in Lomé, Togo. Here, interns will work towards resolving the social and economic issues hampering the country’s development, especially in the field of human rights, political governance, and public health. 

August 19th, 2016
Physiotherapy Intern presents at a conference in the Philippines

Projects Abroad Physiotherapy intern Victor Lee presented at the 38th National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation Week in Philippines from July 17th to 23rd 2016. He discussed the establishment of a community-based Rehab and Disability Center, the first of its kind in the northern part of Cebu island.

July 21st, 2016
Cambodia’s “ghost net” problem highlighted at Conservation Asia conference

Recently, Projects Abroad staff member Sea Sorn gave a presentation at the Conservation Asia conference held earlier this month. He discussed the subject of “ghost nets”, an important conservation issue in Cambodia.

June 28th, 2016
Projects Abroad welcomes first volunteers to Canine Therapy Project in Argentina

This summer, Projects Abroad will welcome its first volunteers at the new Canine Therapy Project in Córdoba, where we are partnered with Fundación Jingles (The Jingles Foundation). The Jingles Foundation is a privately run therapy center, aimed at improving the health and well-being of its clients with the assistance of the 32 therapy dogs that live at the center. 

June 24th, 2016
Volunteer donates clothes to talibé children in Senegal

Fien Ackerman, a Projects Abroad volunteer from Belgium, raised money before starting her Care Project so that she could donate new clothing to more than one hundred talibé children in St Louis, Senegal

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