Ethical Volunteering

Ethical Volunteering
5 08, 2020

Chris Selley: This toxic voluntourism is not how to change the world

2020-08-05T11:01:56-07:00

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau took time out of his Thursday afternoon to explain to finance committee members just how excellent the plan to have WE Charity administer the Canada Student Service Grant program was.

Chris Selley: This toxic voluntourism is not how to change the world2020-08-05T11:01:56-07:00
30 07, 2020

Who does ‘voluntourism’ actually help? Trips run by WE and other charities draw skepticism

2020-07-30T10:54:07-07:00

Part of WE Charity’s overseas trips allow people from North America to “step into the shoes of Maasai warriors” in Kenya, or “experience a shamanic ceremony and get hands-on weapons training” in Ecuador. The trips, offered through WE’s for-profit arm ME to WE, cost over US $4,000.

Who does ‘voluntourism’ actually help? Trips run by WE and other charities draw skepticism2020-07-30T10:54:07-07:00
1 07, 2020

One more death, 476 new infections reported in Nepal as national tally climbs to 13,248

2020-07-01T09:07:49-07:00

One more death related to Covid-19 and 476 new infections has been reported in Nepal on Monday, taking the national case tally to 13,248.

One more death, 476 new infections reported in Nepal as national tally climbs to 13,2482020-07-01T09:07:49-07:00
16 04, 2020

University lecturer calls for an end to ‘voluntourism’

2020-04-17T09:35:31-07:00

An university lecturer has criticised tertiary institutions for continuing to send students on voluntourism experiences. The trend - short for 'volunteer tourism' - sees young people travel to orphanages and areas of poverty as a form of life experience.

University lecturer calls for an end to ‘voluntourism’2020-04-17T09:35:31-07:00
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