Tag Archives: volunteer abroad

GoAbroad Scholarship Winner Reflects on Experience in Guatemala

Feature - Sunday, 15 January 2017 - 0 Comments

  In May of 2016, Poudre High School student, Liana Price-Foster, was awarded a scholarship for a 10-day trip in Central America. In August of 2016, Liana went to Guatemala with her scholarship that was sponsored by GoAbroad.com, Walking Tree Travel, and the City of Fort Collins. We met with…


Don’t Miss Win the World South Africa!

Feature - Monday, 28 November 2016 - 0 Comments

We’re incredibly excited to announce our third annual Win the World competition! This year’s winner will be headed to South Africa to enjoy the following: Participate in an English teaching volunteer program designed to educate and empower in Limpopo, South Africa with Volunteering Journeys Up to 4 weeks volunteering on…


Don’t Miss These Unique Gifts for Travelers!

Feature - Friday, 11 December 2015 - 0 Comments

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  Are you looking for a unique gift idea this holiday season? Look no further! The GoAbroad Foundation, in conjunction with PrizeAid, has launched a campaign that allows entrants to support our community development projects around the world AND get a free 6-month subscription to Babbel language learning app, 35%…


Announcing the Win the World: Australia & New Zealand Winner!

Feature - Tuesday, 8 December 2015 - 0 Comments

Each year GoAbroad.com, STA Travel, and several other sponsors offer travelers a chance to Win the World! This fall, in conjunction with STA Travel (and Air New Zealand), GoEco, Stray New Zealand, Loka, and Homestay.com, we offered our community the chance to win a once in a lifetime adventure to…


Hear From An Alum: Volunteering in Cape Town

Feature - Thursday, 19 November 2015 - 2 Comments

Sponsored by African Impact Wondering what it’s like to volunteer in South Africa? Here’s a first hand account from Lucy, an African Impact alum who volunteered in Cape Town! I arrived in Cape Town for my volunteer adventure with African Impact and was surprised by how familiar the weather was to…


4 Unique Volunteering Opportunities in Africa

Feature - Monday, 2 November 2015 - 0 Comments

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Contributed by African Impact With countless volunteer programs to choose from, it can be a challenge to find something really unique — a program that gives you the opportunity to make a real and vital impact in lesser frequented areas, while also gaining life experience & memories that are truly…


The Girl Impact – Gender Equality In Africa

Feature - Friday, 23 October 2015 - 0 Comments

The Girl Impact

We recently had the pleasure of meeting with our friends at African Impact in Cape Town, South Africa and were delighted to learn about a great initiative they’re starting called The Girl Impact. We wanted to learn more, so we sat down with Michelle Proctor to discuss further. What is The Girl Impact? The Girl Impact…


Win the World: Australia & New Zealand

Feature - Tuesday, 13 October 2015 - 0 Comments

Win the World

Do you love to travel? How about getting things for free? Well you’re in luck! GoAbroad has just launched the “Win the World: Australia & New Zealand” contest where you could win a free trip to Australia & New Zealand! What are you waiting for? Enter now! The “Win the World:…


7 Tips on Volunteering in Africa

Feature - Sunday, 4 October 2015 - 1 Comment

Contributed by African Impact Have you chosen to volunteer abroad in Africa? Awesome! Now, are you ready? At African Impact, it’s our passion to help match people with the right volunteer projects, so we wanted to share some tips to help you choose how best to make an impact on this…


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

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