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Al Jazeera Series about the Voluntourism industry

A must watch for every past and future volunteer The focus of the series lies on the orphanage tourism and voluntourism industry which is connected to int. volunteer companies and the global north. It will help every futur volunteer to understand the challanges behind the voluntourism industry and volunteering in orphanages. Al Jazeera spend a lot of time and money in researching the subject and developed an outstanding series of documentaries. An absolutely […]


Dozens carefully selected articles on pearltrees

Articles about voluntourism… The founder of Responsible Volunteering – People and Places, Sallie Grayson, posted plenty of helpful articles about voluntourism on her Pearltrees channel. Sallie is not only the Co-Founder of the a UK based volunteer travel company but also a passionate blogger. Pearltrees is an online based tool which allows users to organize, explore and share url`s, photos and documents. Unless you do not want to collect your own articles, you do not have to […]


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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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Educational campaigns about the harm Voluntourism can cause

This playlist contains some educational videos from ordinary people who volunteered and decided to promote Responsible Volunteering as well as some fun campaigns from institutions that deliver their concerns about voluntourism with a lot of humor and sarcasm. We highly recommend yo to watch this video. A young students delivered an important message by turning the issue arround: lets save the United States. In addition you find some videos that […]


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Facebook: Better Volunteering

Better volunteering: The facebook page Better Volunteering is run by Sallie Grayson, Harold Goodwin and Kate Stefanko who are co founders of the uk based and award winning voluntourism company people and places. The facebook page is very active and campaigns for sustainable (better) voluntourism by highlighting good practice and pointing out bad practice. The bloggers do not post about their own company but the news articles issues about voluntourism […]


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Facebook: Learning Service

Learning Service: Learning Service is a great campaign which was established for people who want to learn before we they help. The organization is helping to reform the way people think about voluntourism. They advocate through very active social media channels. We use their facebook and twitter page to stay updated about intercultural learning campaigns and voluntourism. They also developed a very informative series about how to volunteer and voluntourism […]