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IVHQ Reviews: The voluntourism Industry & Its Connections To Review Websites

Voluntourism and review websites highlights: ivhq reviews and abroadreview.com Voluntourism Review platforms such as www.goabroad.com, www.gooverseas.com, TravellersQuest.com as well as www.abroadreviews.com and voluntourism companies are closely connected as they benefit from each other. TravellersQuest is owned by an entapreneur, who also owns several volunteer travel companies. For years there have been rumors that International Volunteer HQ is connected to one review website,  www.abroadreview.com. Finally, we were able to carve out some strong indicators such as same names and […]


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Playlist: Orphanages in the global south

After this playlist you might not want to volunteer in an orphanage again. In this playlist you find documentaries and videos about the orphan industry in Cambodia and Nepal from 2008 to 2015. The videos connect the increasing number of orphanages in Cambodia and Nepal to the adoption industry, voluntourism industry, helping tourists and the huge and lucrative NGO sector. Children have been sent to orphanages with the promise of […]


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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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Who wants to be a volunteer?

Tongue-in-cheek video pokes fun at the rise in ‘voluntourism‘, but the message to each volunteer to-be is a serious one.

A video highlighting the problems with “voluntourism” has gone viral. A cross between the reality shows Who Wants to be a Millionaire and Survivor, the clip parodies a Western volunteer’s experience in Africa.

The group behind it, the Norwegian Students’ and Academics’ International Assistance Fund (SAIH), wants to challenge Western perceptions of the continent and stimulate debate about development.

(www.theweek.co.uk)

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