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Planeterra - The G.A.P Adventures Foundation: Helping the Children of Peru

Planeterra - The G.A.P Adventures Foundation: Helping the Children of Peru
Melissa Vitti describes the many community assistance projects supported by the Planeterra Foundation, including the House of the People of the Sun in Cuzco, Peru.

Tracking Elephants in Namibia

Tracking Elephants in Namibia
Kristi Girdharry explains how volunteers can trade in package holidays for a chance to help people in need in drought-stricken Namibia and other countries.

Volunteering in Kenya: From the Safari to the Relief Station

Volunteering in Kenya: From the Safari to the Relief Station
The author explains how volunteers can trade in package holidays for a chance to help people in need in drought-stricken Kenya and other countries.

Restoring Ancient French Castles

Restoring Ancient French Castles
Linda Handiak describes a program restoring ancienet castles in Provence, France.

South Africa's' Chacma Baboons In Danger of Extinction

South Africa's' Chacma Baboons In Danger of Extinction
South Africa: Lorna Thomas describes efforts to save the Chacma baboons of South Africa.

Street Kids' Community Villages: Helping Homeless Children in India

Street Kids' Community Villages: Helping Homeless Children in India
Mark Helyar describes community vilages that give street kids a chance to get an education and learn vocational skills.

Hobknobbing With Sperm Whales in the Azores

Hobknobbing With Sperm Whales in the Azores
Wade Hughes describes scuba diving with sperm whales in the Azores.

Building Trails, or Trying To, In Baikal, Siberia

Building Trails, or Trying To, In Baikal, Siberia
Siberia: Joshua K. Hartshorne describes a volunteer trail building expedition in Siberia.

Voluntouring: Doing Something More With Your Vacation

Voluntouring: Doing Something More With Your Vacation
Mary Luz Mejia promotes 'voluntouring' - using vacation time to help others and make a better world.

Volunteering in Nigeria: Burning Food and the Complexities of Saying 'Hello'

Volunteering in Nigeria: Burning Food and the Complexities of Saying 'Hello'
Life in a Nigerian village learning how to get around in a place where there are 500 dialects and many different tribes.

Where NOT to Do Good--A Tale of Albania

Where NOT to Do Good--A Tale of Albania
Melissa Shultz describes a volunteer mission in Albania during which she was nearly abducted.

Honduran Corn Tortillas

Honduran Corn Tortillas
In praise of the humble Honduran tortilla: Amigos gives volunteers a chance to do life fullfilling work in many different countries.

Working with Elephants in Sri Lanka

Working with Elephants in Sri Lanka
An account of volunteering in Sri Lanka taking care of elephants.

Brazil: Life Lessons through International Volunteering

Brazil: Life Lessons through International Volunteering
Natalie Andrews writes about a life-chaning experience valunteering in Brazil.

Amigos in Oaxaca: A Life Changing Experience.

Amigos in Oaxaca: A Life Changing Experience.
Sarah Austin writes about a life-changing experience as a volunteer in Oaxaoa, Mexico.

Volunteering in In a Tibetan Refugee Village in Nepal

Volunteering in In a Tibetan Refugee Village in Nepal
A participant's report on volunteering with refugees in Tibet, and the happiness that it brought her.

A Volunteer Homestay Program in Ghana

A Volunteer Homestay Program in Ghana
Ghana: Jane Sharpe describes her volunteer homestary in Ghana and her work teaching and helping to build a school.

Volunteering in Ghana

Volunteering in Ghana
Eben Mensah, Development Director of Save the Earth Network, describes volunteer opportunities in Ghana.

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Planting Trees in 90210

Planting Trees in 90210
Volunteers plant trees and restore the ecosystem in Beverly Hills, CA -- feature story on Tree People, a nonprofit group.

Eco-Certified Tour Boats Now Ply the Galapagos

Eco-Certified Tour Boats Now Ply the Galapagos
Sofia Perez describes efforts to promote responsible tourism in the Galapagos Islands.

Science by the Sea: Doing Dolphin Research in Hawai'i

Science by the Sea: Doing Dolphin Research in Hawai'i
Science by the Sea: Doing Dolphin Research in Hawai'i. A visit to The Dolphin Institute's Kewalo Basin Marine Mammal Lab (KBMML) in Honolulu
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War and Peace: Reflections From the Glencree Centre for Reconciliation, Ireland

War and Peace: Reflections From the Glencree Centre for Reconciliation, Ireland
War and Peace: Reflections From the Glencree Centre for Reconciliation, Ireland

Building Peace in A Time of War: Global Volunteers in Ireland

Building Peace in A Time of War: Global Volunteers in Ireland
A description of the Global Volunteer Network's efforts to promote peace in Northern Ireland by supporting the Glencree Centre.

Community Tourism in Peru: The Island of Taquile, Lake Titicaca

Community Tourism in Peru: The Island of Taquile, Lake Titicaca
A description of sustainable tourism on the Island of Taquile on Lake Titcaca.

South American Explorers: Responsible Tourism in Action

South American Explorers: Responsible Tourism in Action
South American Explorers: A description of sustainable tourism program in South America.

Community Tourism in New York City

Community Tourism in New York City
The author describes community tourism programs in New York City that help neighborhoods to preserve their unique character.

Top Responsible and Sustainable Travel Programs in Europe

Top Responsible and Sustainable Travel Programs in Europe
Europe's greatest sustainable practices through travel programs listed by Victoria Schlesinger

A Place to Play: Volunteering At A Summer Camp for Balkan Children

A Place to Play: Volunteering At A Summer Camp for Balkan Children
A Place to Play: Volunteering At A Summer Camp for Balkan Children

Make a Difference: Help Homeless Children in India

Make a Difference: Help Homeless Children in India
The author writes about the Global Volunteer Network and its work saving children from preventable diseases.

Kawaza Village Tourism Project: Authentic Village Visits

Kawaza Village Tourism Project: Authentic Village Visits
Victoria Schlesinger writes about the Kawaza Tourism Project, providing authentic village visits in Zambia.

More Top Sustainable and Responsible Travel Programs in Africa

More Top Sustainable and Responsible Travel Programs in Africa
A listing and link to the top sustainable and responsible travel programs in Africa. GoNOMAD.com feature guide.

From Reefs to Raptors: Top Picks For Programs That Help Islands Thrive

From Reefs to Raptors: Top Picks For Programs That Help Islands Thrive
From Reefs to Raptors, environmentally friendly vacations and ideas for responsible travel.

Saving Grace: Turtle Island, Fiji

Saving Grace: Turtle Island, Fiji
Turtle Island Fiji: Norman Douglas describes the Turtle Island Resort in Fiji.

The Certification of 'Real' Ecotourism

The Certification of 'Real' Ecotourism
The certification of 'real' ecotourism.

WWOOFing on the Farm: Volunteering On An Organic Farm in New Zealand

WWOOFing on the Farm: Volunteering On An Organic Farm in New Zealand
WWOOFing on the Farm: Volunteering On An Organic Farm in New Zealand

Learning for the Good of It: Responsible Travel through Language Schools in Guatemala

 Learning for the Good of It: Responsible Travel through Language Schools in Guatemala
Learning for the good of it: responsible travel through language schools in Guatemala.

Supporting Eco-travel in Mexico and Central America

Supporting Eco-travel in Mexico and Central America
Victoria Schlesinger writes about organizations promoting sustainable travel in Mexico and Central America.

Keeping Nepal Informed: The Kathmandu Environmental Education Project

Keeping Nepal Informed: The Kathmandu Environmental Education Project
The Kathmandu Environmental Education Project (KEEP) aims to help minimize the negative influences of tourism by advocating and promoting 'minimum impact' trekking through presentations and lectures t ...

Sustaining the Tropical Coasts of the Philippine Islands

Sustaining the Tropical Coasts of the Philippine Islands
The author writes about efforts of the Coastal Resource Management Program to preserve the natural beauty and the wildlife of the Philippine Islands' coastal areas.

Take a Load Off: Adopt an Elephant

Take a Load Off: Adopt an Elephant
How to adopt an elephant in Thailand to help preserve their habitat. GoNOMAD feature story.
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