The truth about volunteering ethically

The truth about volunteering ethically

Hit the road and save the world! It’s a brilliant idea… but just how easy is it to actually make a difference whilst traveling?

I have a confession to make… I have extremely mixed feelings about people volunteering abroad for a week here or a week there and then filling their Facebook page with pictures of them and beaming crowds of children.

Do they have any child-care experience? Are they really able to make a difference to a child’s life in just one week or do they risk forming a connection with an at-risk individual and then, simply, leaving?

https://www.thebrokebackpacker.com/the-curse-of-voluntourism/

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