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Don’t Create More Orphans – the video tells you why

A short animation that outlines the impact of volunteering in an orphanage This is a great, short and simple animation that explains why it might be wrong to volunteer in or donate to orphanages. It outlines the negative impact of institutionalized care and outlines the impact of volunteering in an orphanage. In many volunteer placements well intentioned voluntourists are actively encouraged to donate money and presents. Through these donations wrong people profit from […]

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Intercultural Education Campaigns

Here you can find videos that deliver in a fun way intercultural education and messages that matter. Intercultural education is important to understand the injustice which is connected development cooperation, tourism, fundraising campaigns and voluntourism. This playlist gives you a lot of loughs, thoughts and serious discussions about serious subjects that are linked to voluntourism and “doing good”. The focus is on how doing good can cause harm and on […]

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ABC Head First – Orphanage Tourism short clip

This video is a short animated piece from the Australian made documentary, The Orphan Business, which was shot in Cambodia. The video describes very well how children become through voluntourism a product that is high in demand. The orphanage is the shop and voluntourists pay money to international voluntourism agencies to get to hug, teach and to be pictured with them. New orphanages open up, as the demand for organizations, volunteer travel […]

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Documentaries about Voluntourism

Here you find a selection of documentaries about voluntourism or their trailers. A traveler volunteered his way around and kept is memories in a documentary (and book). The other videos, especially the trailers are very basic and give you only a brief idea about the challenges in South America or Nepal. If you skip a playlist, this might be the one and look for the full documentaries. Don`t forget to […]

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Talk shows and presentations about Voluntourism

This playlist contains some outstanding talk shows and presentations  as well TED talks. Some brilliant speakers speak about their voluntourism experiences and give plenty of outstanding food for thoughts. A very thought-provoking speaker talks about his voluntourism experience in the United States and other videos show some pretty good conversation filled with experts, development workers and researches. This playlist will not only give you some great new ideas but also […]

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