Tag Archives: Troy Peden

Deirdre Bounds: From Founding i-to-i to Filming Documentaries in Africa

Feature, GoAbroad Interview - Monday, 11 May 2015 - Comments Off on Deirdre Bounds: From Founding i-to-i to Filming Documentaries in Africa

deirdre bounds volunteering

“if you create something new, customers think you did it for them. If you copy something, then customers think you did it for yourself.”

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A Hero in Our Midst: GoAbroad Profile with Elsa Thomasma

Feature - Tuesday, 8 July 2014 - Comments Off on A Hero in Our Midst: GoAbroad Profile with Elsa Thomasma

Elsa Thomasma in Tacloban City, Philippines

Volunteering, giving of our time freely, can easily sit on the back burner – the best of intentions getting left behind. They are brought to the forefront again when either inspiration or devastation reminds us.

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GoAbroad Interview: What to Know About Volunteering After a Disaster

Feature, GoAbroad Interview - Friday, 21 March 2014 - 1 Comment

Volunteer Sophia Maucort bandages a small boy

GoAbroad Founder, Troy Peden, offers firsthand advice about volunteering in the aftermath of a natural disaster. His advice will help those hoping to help do it safely and responsibly. 1. You witnessed the full cycle of a natural disaster: the preparation, actual storm, immediate aftermath, and now the need for…

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Interview with Troy Peden: Tacloban Will Rise Again

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Troy Peden and Family, Philippines

GoAbroad Founder, Troy Peden, his wife Mylene, and four of his children were all in Tacloban City at the time of Super Typhoon Haiyan. After the devastation, the question was never how could they get out, but how they could stay and help. His interview provides insight into why the storm caused the devastation it did, how the people prepared, and witnessing their resilient response.

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Entrepreneur & Meaningful Travel Advocate: The Traveling Advisor

Feature, GoAbroad Interview - Monday, 15 July 2013 - Comments Off on Entrepreneur & Meaningful Travel Advocate: The Traveling Advisor

Nobel Prize Winner John Hume

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International Education & GoAbroad Across America: INFOGRAPHIC

Feature, News - Wednesday, 15 May 2013 - Comments Off on International Education & GoAbroad Across America: INFOGRAPHIC

GoAbroad Globe logo

Have you been following GoAbroad’s travels in the GoAbroad Bus around the country? Throughout 2012 and into 2013, GoAbroad.com has visited a variety of international education offices and university campuses, and participated in numerous study abroad fairs, bringing a wealth of meaningful travel resources direct to students’ fingertips!

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15 Years of Changing Lives: A Timeline of GoAbroad’s Anniversary

Feature, News - Tuesday, 19 February 2013 - Comments Off on 15 Years of Changing Lives: A Timeline of GoAbroad’s Anniversary

GoAbroad 15 Year Celebration Logo

Last month we announced that 2013 is the year that marks the 15th year in GoAbroad’s history as the leading online directory for meaningful travel opportunities! In continuation with this year of celebration and changing lives, we’re thrilled to bring you a look back at GoAbroad’s extensive history with this timeline of the…

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15 Years of Changing Lives: GoAbroad Celebrates 15th Anniversary!

Feature - Thursday, 24 January 2013 - 1 Comment

GoAbroad 15 Year Celebration Logo

Yep, you heard us right – 2013 is the year that marks the 15th year in GoAbroad’s history as the leading online directory for meaningful travel opportunities! To kickstart this year of celebration and changing lives, we’re thrilled to bring you a look back at GoAbroad’s extensive history with GoAbroad’s Founder, Troy…

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Cultural Exchange – Where the Traditional Meets the Unique

Feature, GoAbroad Interview - Tuesday, 15 May 2012 - 1 Comment

GeoVisions, Local Bedouin Girl

Today on GoAbroad, we are pleased to share an interview with you between GoAbroad Co-Founder, Troy Peden, and Randy LeGrant of GeoVisions. Randy LeGrant is Executive Director and Co-Founder of GeoVisions.  GeoVisions is an innovative volunteer, work and teach abroad provider established in 2001 by three leaders from the international…

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