Posted by WorkingAbroad Projects on 16th Jul 2015
Catch up with the goings on at our Watamu Turtle Project in Kenya. Staff and volunteers have been busy with a record number of nests and a record breaking beach clean-up in aid of World Environment Day!
Posted by WorkingAbroad Projects on 7th Jul 2015
On 25 April 2015, Nepal experienced one of the worst natural disasters witnessed in the country since the 1934-earthquake. The earthquake killed almost 9,000 people, injured even more and left hundreds of thousands of people homeless. Since the earthquake hit, Education and Health Nepal has been visiting several of the towns and cities which were affected.
Posted by WorkingAbroad Projects on 22nd Jun 2015
After a successful fundraising campaign, our Elephant Project in Thailand has secured permanent freedom for Mae Kam, the first elephant to join the retirement program in 2012. There was the risk that she would have to be returned to the trekking camps and subjected to tourist rides & abuse, but she will now be able to stay permanently at the project and live freely in the forest.
Posted by WorkingAbroad Projects on 28th Apr 2015
WorkingAbroad blogger Charlotte Laursen takes a look at the business of "canned hunting" and how, by staying informed, volunteers can avoid organisations that may support this.
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!
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.
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.
Posted by WorkingAbroad Projects on 19th Mar 2015
A look at the great work our NGO partners are doing in Namibia, and the projects available for volunteers to help with wildlife conservation & medical care.
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!
Posted by WorkingAbroad Projects on 17th Feb 2015
For volunteers in South Africa, January has been an action packed start to the year with new additions, up close lion huntings and elephant viewings.