Volunteer Abroad: What's the Point?

Richard Moor - Oct 29, 2007
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One of the main reasons why travellers don't choose to volunteer is that they don't believe their efforts will actually make a difference. It's not uncommon for people to ask "What can I do? I'm just one person!" but the truth is that your contribution can have a huge impact on both communities and environments worldwide. Even if you volunteer for just a few weeks, you can make significant progress to a cause that’s important to you. The problem is that many short term volunteers can’t see the bigger picture or the effect that their work is having upon it...

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