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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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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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Since our formation in 2015, Travel Teacher has been dedicated to providing volunteers with unique opportunities to broaden their own horizons through a program type that combines education and exploration. A key component of the success of our small community stems from the desire of the participants who choose to join our projects and undertake a volunteering abroad expedition in the South...

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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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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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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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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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Aloha! Hawaii is an amazing destination filled with a beautiful climate, landscape and tourist. However, with the growing number of sightseers that travel to the islands, the environment is becoming threatened and the economic benefits fall unevenly. Through the Hawaii Community Service - 18 Days by 360° Student Travel Program volunteers will have the chance to make a difference. Participants w...

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Experiential education is swiftly becoming an essential part of the global curriculum, vital in teaching young people important skills such as teamwork, self-confidence and determination. This program is an outstanding method to teach English through integrated subject learning, as well as a lasting love and respect for the natural environment. During this internship, participants harness an...

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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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Spend a gap year in India on a six-week expedition and volunteer work program from Sankalp Volunteer. The program will provide participants with a great cultural and volunteering experience of a lifetime. The program combines travel, adventure, and volunteer work, filling the gap year with rewarding experiences and action. The program provides participants with the opportunity to get involve...

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New Zealand's flagship program .. the next tour is for 14 days and based in the rugged and beautiful South Island. Commences 11 June 2018. This study tour takes you from whale watching to glaciers, hiking through national forests and LOTR sites, visiting wildlife and marine conservation sanctuaries, ecotourism, the home of bungy, ride the world famous TranzAlpine train across the southern al...

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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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Build your own personlised tour of the Southern Coast. We can expand the suggestions below into an exclusive itinerary on request. Whether you have only a day to spare ( Ideal for a private guided tour of the Otago peninsula and its unique and abundant wildlife ), or a whole week, we can help you have an amazing southern coast experience. Base your itinerary around our explorer locations to ...

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Knowing India is an educational and cultural tour of India which is designed to educate, captivate, and motivate young professionals, and high school, college, and university students. This tour will focus on genuine research and experiential learning, cultural interaction with local population, and escape from day-to-day life for outer exposure. India educational tour is focused on research...

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Activities: Immersing yourself in an unspoiled natural forest and peaceful countryside. Participants have the opportunity to experience new discoveries about the beautiful and poetic places, participate in travel activities such as hiking, trekking, swimming, sports game, culture exchange… That’s enough to gain Vietnam homestay experience. Overview Vietnam is a multicultural nation with m...

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Immerse yourself this summer on this language program in Ecuador for high school students. Practice your Spanish each day as you work hand in hand with Ecuadorian friends in a small mountain village. Undertake meaningful community service initiatives ranging from volunteer construction projects to running a summer camp for local children to helping farmers harvest crops. During your last week i...

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Live together with your Spanish Teachers in a warm and loving family in the south of Spain. Improve your Spanish Skills every day, every hour with Agualivar Spanish School. Take advantage of a real Spanish immersion. Attending this standard program of Spanish lessons in the mornings with only 2 hours per day, lessons completely customized to your needs. Enjoy a wide variety of activities in S...

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There are places on this planet that are fascinating and diverse beyond human imagination. Welcome to China: not only one of the biggest countries in the world, but also one of the most multi-ethnic, contrasting, and culture-rich. From the quiet, wide-open, spiritual, and barren lands of Tibet to the most hectic, up-to-date, energetic, and noisy cities of the east coast; from the spicy dishes o...

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Find out what exploring "off-the-beaten path" truly means when you journey through a deep jungle trek together with other teens on this adventure-packed program. Discover majestic rainforest valleys, winding rivers, and cascading waterfalls. Feel in awe and wonder as you come up close with nature. Throughout your adventure with Outward Bound Costa Rica, you will build a bond with course mat...

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A rare opportunity to live and breathe the beauty of Thailand beyond the mass media stereotype. Take a volunteer vacation and see and participate in how Thais really live and help to preserve Thailand's native elephant habitat. You will find yourself in one the most unique environments, working to build an ecologically sustainable reforested habitat to give elephants a home. With a volunteer va...

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Join the educational trip to Spain offered by Seville Abroad. This is a truly memorable and unique way to gain a deeper love and respect for the country’s language as well as develop more interest in your future studies. Our Spanish educational trips help you learn firsthand about a lot of things - language, way of life, culture, and history. You will have the chance to add the program with...

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Have you asked yourself what you want to achieve during your time abroad? Is it experiencing a new way of living or challenging yourself beyond your usual comfort zone? If this is the case, The Visitoz programme may be just what you are looking for. We provide a short introductory course to Australian farm work and then arrange a suitable job that will match your skills in outback Australia....

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The Game Ranger Experience offers a thorough introduction to the wildlife and habitats of South Africa. In an action-packed two weeks, you will learn about a huge range of topics associated with the work of a game ranger  all while exploring the African bush and travelling through some of the most stunning areas in South Africa. Learning on this course is mainly field based. While there are...

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The Farm Work in France program is a hands-on, vacation-learning program that provides an excellent opportunity to practice your French language skills, learn about farm life and work in France and help out with farm work in exchange for your accommodation and meals. This program is available from April to October when farm life at its busiest and there is need for additional help. Aside from ...

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Kalani's Sabbatical Program is the best of our guest and volunteer experiences rolled into one fun and relaxing month. Whether you have a writing or creative project to explore, want to take time to discover who you truly are, or simply need a retreat for relaxation and rejuvenation, you'll find a nourishing home here. Connect with new friends while on sabbatical, and return home refreshed and ...

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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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Our exciting Teen Program is a combination of adventure and language study that is bound to be a valuable, life-changing experience. Undoubtedly, the best way to advance quickly in Spanish is through total immersion. Our students are surrounded by Spanish in classes, around town, and in the home of a local Costa Rican family. Students absorb the culture and apply the Spanish they learn in class...

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Our Family Language & Culture Program is ideal for families who want the opportunity to learn and do something fun while in Nosara. In this program we separate the kids and parents and the kids attend an action and culture packed day camp with other kids while the parents attend our intensive Spanish program with other adults. In the camp portion, children are led by a native Spanish speaking g...