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A Cracking Easter in Watamu

Posted by WorkingAbroad Projects on 23rd Apr 2015

The team in Watamu have had a fantastic start to 2015 with a record number of nests, plenty of recoveries in the rehabilitation centre, conservation education and much more!

Volunteer in the Galapagos!

Posted by WorkingAbroad Projects on 8th Apr 2015

Find out more about our brand new programme on Isabela island, Galapagos where volunteers can join wildlife conservation, environmental and community development projects.

The Value of ‘Voluntourism’

Posted by WorkingAbroad Projects on 26th Mar 2015

New research released by VSO and the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) highlights the valuable contribution volunteers make to community development and social change.

A Look At What WorkingAbroad Volunteers Have Achieved

Posted by WorkingAbroad Projects on 5th Mar 2015

Recently we took it upon ourselves to find out exactly what our volunteers have achieved whilst working abroad. With such a positive picture emerging we would like to celebrate their dedicated hard work and share some findings with you!

Update from Volunteers at our School in Thailand

Posted by WorkingAbroad Projects on 21st Nov 2014

An update from our school partner in Thailand and the work they have been doing since the 2004 Tsunami

Realities of a Favela

Posted by WorkingAbroad Projects on 11th Nov 2014

WorkingAbroad blogger Charlotte describes her experience of volunteering with children on a community development project in a favela in Irajá, Rio de Janeiro.

Volunteers make a lasting difference in Nepal

Posted by WorkingAbroad Projects on 24th Oct 2014

Amazing results from volunteers providing education, healthcare and much more on the Rural Community Development Project in Nepal.

“Cocktail Turtle” causes a stir in Watamu

Posted by WorkingAbroad Projects on 22nd Oct 2014

Its been a busy few months in Watamu with the By Catch Release Programme as busy as ever, lots of new hatchlings and plenty of successful rehabilitations.

March Against Extinction!

Posted by WorkingAbroad Projects on 3rd Oct 2014

Its coming to the end of the rainy season in Thailand and despite some difficult weather conditions and a bout of Dengue fever for co-founder Emily, the elephants are thriving. Our Elephant Volunteer Project has decided to march against the extinction of elephants. Find your city and JOIN US on the 4th October!

Hermit Crabs, Johnson’s whistling tree frogs and Lesser Antillean Iguanas in St. Eustatius

Posted by WorkingAbroad Projects on 30th Jun 2014

WorkingAbroad intern, Nina Seale sends us her blog update from the Netherlands Antillean island of St. Eustatius in the Caribbean, also known as the "Golden Rock".