Postcards tagged: Voluntourism
AMAZON RAIN FOREST – Our host family explained that they thoroughly enjoy housing guests from various countries since they aren't financially able to travel to these places.
GUATEMALA – I was hellbent on delivering this beast to domesticated safety in Seattle. My boyfriend expected coffee. I brought home a feral street dog from a developing country.
What's your advice for entrepreneurs who want to give back? Do not to presume to know how to help.
That contrast is never more apparent than when you open your purse to buy water and realize your beautiful, stupid purse cost more than the person selling the water will see in a year.
CUSCO, PERU – New York City architect Steven Learner spent his vacation building a greenhouse — and living like a student — on a volunteer trip to Peru.
LAKE VICTORIA, Kenya – Lots of speeches, a warm Fanta, and several songs later, we had us a brand new school, with gleaming desks, fresh books, and a library in the works.