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Volunteer in Teaching Program India

Many children in India are not able to enroll in schools because of poverty. Their parents cannot afford to send them to school or to buy the needed books. Government schools that do not charge fees are available, but they provide low quality education. VWI tries to address the issue by providing free education facilities in the rural areas and slums in India. More than 80 children attend o...

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Travel Teacher | Volunteer in Fiji

The most rewarding journey of your life! A journey packed full of culture, ethics and adventure. See through the eyes of the locals on a meaningful travel expedition in Fiji. Join a group of like minded travelers as you embark on a journey of a lifetime. You will live at the heart of a remote village as you become fully immersive in local culture and tradition. Our programs are inclusive...

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Outward Bound Costa Rica: Girl Scout Destinations

Experience an unforgettable adventure with fellow Girl Scouts from across the United States! Our four GSUSA Destinations courses in Costa Rica and Panama will give you an opportunity to visit remote rainforest villages with family homestays, serve local indigenous communities, scuba dive among the colorful coral reefs of the Caribbean Ocean, protect the region’s fragile ecosystem, catch waves o...

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Health Belief & Ethnomedicine: Traditional Healing in Belize

This course is for biology, health, pharmacy and medical anthropology students, Contemporary indigenous groups draw on a long history of working with medicinal plants from their surrounding environment, while taking a holistic approach to health care. Around the globe many traditional health practices are quickly fading, however traditional healers remain widely consulted and essential members...

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Help Plant Fruit Trees for Struggling Families in Uganda!

The Fruit Tree Planting Foundation invites you to join us by volunteering for a week long fruit tree planting and safari eco-adventure! Activities include planting trees with schools and communities, along with our partner NGO, Africa Partnership on Climate Change Coalition. You will interact with local families and students along the way, and have a chance to receive training from FTPF sta...

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Exploring HIV & Maternal/Child Health in Kabale, Uganda

Complete a medical rotation in Kabale, Uganda, and become part of the community and learn about their ground-breaking integrated approach to addressing and improving maternal and child health. The country is sadly in the top 20 in terms of infant and maternal mortality rates. The vast majority of women give birth without the assistance of anyone medically trained and in unequipped facilities. B...

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China: A Comprehensive Survey

When you visit China for the first time, it doesn’t take long to realize that everything is changing at warp speed. Old neighborhoods of wooden houses are demolished to make way for 80-story buildings. Streets once filled with bicycles are now jammed with shiny cars. Buddhist monks read ancient sutras from iPads, and millions of rural farmers now work in the city to support their families. The ...

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Work and Travel Canada

Our Work & Travel Canada program gives U.S. citizens between the ages of 18 and 35 a chance to experience the beauty of our northern neighbor while earning money throughout the year. Start with an arrival orientation in Vancouver or Toronto and continue with job support throughout your program. If you already have a job in mind we can also help you organize your 12-month working holiday visa! ...

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Siyafunda Bush Experience

The Siyafunda Bush Experience is perfect for those wanting to live on the wild side of Africa. The tracking camp is based in the 60,000 acre Makalali Game Reserve, where Africa's Big Five - lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo and rhino roam free. The rustic tented camp is located deep in the bush overlooking the banks of a tributary of the Makutswi river. Hot water for showers is supplied by g...

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Costa Rica - Social Work Internships

While Costa Rica has a very high literacy rate and has a very strong tourism industry, there are also quite large impoverished and at-risk communities. This project aims to send volunteers into these communities to help them achieve their goals. There are a variety of projects in different fields volunteers can choose from such as helping with women’s issues, child welfare, or healthcare and ed...

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Wolf Conservation Volunteer Program in Portugal

Volunteers on the Wolf Conservation Volunteer Program have the amazing opportunity to contribute to the conservation and protection of one of nature’s most beautiful and mysterious creatures – the Iberian Wolf. The work of the volunteers is of extreme importance to maintain the Wolves preservation and its habitat. The volunteers will be lodged in very comfortable wooden houses on a Natural R...

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SPI Study Abroad: Spanish Immersion & Volunteer Mexico

Querétaro is an enchanting colonial Mexican city where old world charm and history meet modern innovation. The city was the third most important city during Mexico’s colonial era, when Spain governed the country and remains to be a growing cultural and economic center. In 1996, the historic center was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO and Querétaro has repeatedly been recognized as the c...

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Adventure Travel in Iceland

A journey through fire and ice like no other. This is a small group travel adventure program for high school students completing the equivalent of US grades 9-12 (approximate ages 14-17). Iceland is every traveler's dream, with colorful mountains, lava fields, glaciers, hot springs, lakes and black sand beaches. Relax in bubbling hot springs, hike to the top of glaciers and explore the magm...

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Pre-College at Amherst - Putney Student Travel

Settle into campus life at Amherst College, a top college set in the rolling hills of Western Massachusetts. Explore your passions and make friends from all over the world while you build the skills you'll needs in college. Your teachers are inspiring experts in their fields who teach, mentor, and join students in extracurricular activities, living on campus for the duration of the program. The...

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Peru Massage School - US Approved Massage Therapy Program

Massage Abroad offers the unique opportunity to learn the art and science of massage therapy and bodywork abroad. Live and Study Abroad for 4 Months and Become a US Licensed Massage Therapist! Massage Abroad is the leading international massage school for quality training in massage therapy and bodywork. Our massage program designed for English speaking students, and offers a comprehensive c...

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Faculty-Led programs

The customized group programs are adapted to each university or faculty’s needs and goals (length, topics & budget). The most popular programs we have run during the past years include: peace studies & alternate conflict resolution, tropical ecology, foreign investment & entrepreneurship in Costa Rica, rural sustainable development and inclusive learning.

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Physician Assistant/Pre-PA Internships Abroad

International Medical Aid (IMA) offers unique opportunities for pre-physician assistant students, students in graduate physician assistants programs and licensed physician assistants to gain clinical experience in a global healthcare setting with the mentorships of outstanding staff. IMA collaborates with a large network of public and private healthcare facilities so our volunteers are able to ...

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Discover Africa Gap Year Program w Cross-Cultural Solutions

Africa is full of mysterious locations, hundreds of unique cultures, and an infinite amount of lessons to be learned. This gap year trip is guaranteed to enlighten, challenge and surprise you with an itinerary that takes you on an adventure through 3 contrasting areas of Africa. Morocco in Northern Africa is rich in Muslim culture and history. Ghana in West Africa with jungles, cities, and coas...

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Spanish Intensive Course

Academia Uruguay and Academia Buenos Aires are two partner schools under the same management as Academia Bariloche and offer you the possibility to continue your courses in Buenos Aires and on the other side of the Rio de la Plata. The course levels and materials are the same and so is the cost. Simply switch from one to the other every Monday.

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Spanish Courses with optional Volunteering & Internship

Study in an award-winning language school in Buenos Aires! We have received the ST Star Awards, a peer-voted award in the study travel industry, and we have been nominated for 6 years in a row as a Star Spanish Language School. We offer a broad selection of quality, accredited courses and lessons, giving you a unique experience. A combination of Spanish courses and fun cultural activities en...

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Combined Community Building Project and Ecotourism in Ghana.

If you’re on a gap year, summer placement, or career break and want to get your hands dirty, our Community Building Project in Ghana may be right for you to join a team of international volunteers and local people constructing simple buildings in the local communities. In many areas of Ghana, thousands of families live in inadequate accommodation and children attend school in crumbling build...

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Custom Group Service-Learning Trips

Projects Abroad arranges customized group service-learning trips for schools, universities, companies, and other organizations. With hundreds of projects to choose from in over 30 countries, we will tailor your trip to the individual needs of your group and guide you every step of the way. You chose the dates, location, project focus, and goals. With over 600 staff working for Projects A...

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Mongolia Conservation Program

Round River Conservation Studies' Mongolia Conservation Program provides an incredible opportunity to experience the vast landscapes and biodiversity of Mongolia. Operating from Round River's base camp, students will spend their time assisting partners in remote mountainous regions of Mongolia. In 2017, students may participate in any or all of the following field activities: - Wildlife s...

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Say Hueque Adventure Travel in Argentina

The world has plenty of romantic locations. But for those who wish to experience it all, Say Hueque has the perfect destination - Argentina. The vast South American nation has terrains that encompass glacial lakes, Pampas grassland and Andes mountains, providing travelers plenty of things to do and beautiful places to see. We offer 1, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 12, 15, and 18-day tour packages that boast o...

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Learn Spanish & Adventure in Monterrico, Guatemala

Expect plenty of wonderful experiences in the Learn Spanish and Adventure program. Running for 2 or 4 weeks, with two start dates per month, it combines Spanish lessons, volunteering and adventure travel in two beautiful countries - Guatemala and El Salvador! Based in Monterrico, you will attend 3 x 45-minute Spanish lessons, typically on mornings from Monday to Friday. Some lessons are sch...

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Deserted Island Survival Belize!

Ever Imagined being the victim of a shipwreck and have to survive on an island Robinson Crusoe style? Or did you ever brag you would be able to do a better job surviving on a Deserted Island? This is the opportunity to prove yourself! This is your chance to experience how to survive on deserted island in the middle of the ocean with nothing but a bit of wreckage, some palms and your own will...

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IELTS English Language

This class is aimed at students who want to achieve greater fluency and confidence in their spoken English. Students will develop their presentation skills and also work on test-taking strategies for future English language examinations. Students will also have the option of taking the IELTS exam whilst they are at the summer school. International Summer School for Teens (ISSFT) is an all-encom...

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7 Days 6 Nights Marrakech To Fez Desert Tours imperial citie

Trips Marra offers a holiday in Morocco that exceeds expectations. The 7-day and 6-night private tour to imperial cities is the best way to go back in time and explore the country’s rich history. Participants get to visit city empires with old Medinas, fortifications, and narrow, maze-like streets. Hang out in souks (traditional markets), where there are numerous goods for sale - from handwoven...

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New Opportunities in Nature for Chile's Summer!

SamConnects has new opportunities to work during the Chilean summer - winter up north - connecting with the South American country's fabulous nature. These are typically low-cost placements that provide housing on-site and require only modest contributions to shared food costs. Volunteer to support park rangers at a nature reserve, helping to clear trails, receive hikers, learn about the lo...

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Renovation Team - All Skillsets Needed (Free Housing!!)

We are expanding our facilities to create a new space for Veterans to find peace. It's an abandoned 10-bedroom mansion in a 45-acre coffee ranch over-looking beautiful Chinchina town. We have a pool and two jacuzzis to make new! We have floors to tile, we have walls to paint, we have landscape to create, we have alectrical & plumbing to upgrade, we have a kitchen and many other living spaces to...