30 Deeds www.30deeds.com Jonathan Verpent set out on a mission to complete 30 good deeds before his 30th birthday. After completing 29 deeds, he completed his 30th deed volunteering in South Africa through Projects Abroad. Read about his journey here and get ideas on how you can give back!
The Neem Tree Trust www.neemtreetrust.org.uk The Neem Tree Trust was set up by volunteer Kathy Miller, who travelled to India with Projects Abroad in September 1999. Its objective is to advance the education and vocational training of the residents of a disabled boys' home located near to Tirunelveli in Tamil Nadu, South India and to help relieve poverty among the children and young people in the area.
Support Our Sharks and Sharkbase www.supportoursharks.com and www.shark-base.org These two shark focused conservation sites were established by Dr Ryan Kempster, who volunteered with Projects Abroad on the Marine Conservation Project in Thailand in 2008. Ryan was inspired by his conservation experience in Thailand to pursue a career in marine biology, and he is now a leader in shark conservation based at the University of Western Australia.