Posted by WorkingAbroad Projects on 24th Mar 2017
WorkingAbroad blogger, Charlotte Laursen writes in her latest blog about how to make sure that one volunteers in an ethical and sustainable matter
Posted by WorkingAbroad Projects on 24th Oct 2016
WorkingAbroad Blogger Charlotte Laursen provides an update from our Elephant Volunteer Project in Thailand, who are working on building a night enclosure for the elephants to live chain free 24/7
Posted by WorkingAbroad Projects on 1st Sep 2016
WorkingAbroad Blog writer Charlotte Laursen takes a look into the work of volunteers in conserving the giant tortoises of the Galapagos islands.
Posted by WorkingAbroad Projects on 7th Sep 2015
In her latest post, WorkingAbroad blog writer Charlotte Laursen discusses the role of online activism in challenging the canned hunting industry
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 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 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 21st Jan 2015
While the news these days can make you feel even more hopeless about what kind of world we are leaving for future generations, it is a story like the one of Thandi that makes us all a bit more hopeful.