Building Livelihoods - Through Trade Not Aid
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Building Livelihoods - Through Trade Not Aid


  • Agriculture
  • Arts
  • Business
  • Community Development
  • Computer Training
  • Conservation
  • Counseling
  • Eco-tourism
  • Economic Development
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Grassroots Organization
  • Journalism
  • Marketing
  • Media
  • Microfinance
  • Organic Farming
  • Small Business Development
  • Tourism
  • Tree Planting
  • Writing
  • Youth
  • Youth Development

Program Duration

2-4 Weeks, 5-8 Weeks, 9-12 Weeks

Year(s) Offered

year round & ongoing

Participation Guidelines

American, Asian, Australian, Canadian, European, Kiwi, South African and Worldwide Participants. This Program is also open to Couples.

Cost in USD per week

Contact Provider for Cost Details

Program Includes:

* Private room en suite accommodation
* Breakfast
* Airport transfers
* Full local orientation
* City tour, Social events, Weekend excursions,
* Local SIM card
* Project & placement liaison
* Project donation

Accommodation Options

  • Apartment/Flat
  • Guest House
  • Other

Experience Required



Every individual volunteer is matched to the needs of the project - we aim to put the right people in the right places at the right time. While we acknowledge and welcome the individuality of each volunteer, there are some general approaches to volunteer placements which will help you to have the best possible experience. You will need to be:
* flexible and adaptable
* non-judgmental
* observant
* willing to listen and learn
* communicative
* pro-active
* able to 'think on your feet'
* a team player

Application Procedures

  • Disciplinary Clearance Form
  • In-Person Interview when Feasible
  • Letters of Reference
  • Online Application
  • Other
  • Phone/Video Interview
  • Physical Exam/Health Records
  • Resume