Daily Archives: 25. June 2016


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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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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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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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VoFair – quality standarts in international volunteering

VoFair: Volunteer Fairly is a south american based organization bringing quality standards to volunteer projects using an individual designed certification system. The organization stands for values and quality standards within the voluntourism industry. They have a very informative website on which they educate about voluntourism. VoFair also runs a Facebook page they use to inform about volunteering, voluntourism, general topics, development cooperation and their own organization. Visit their Facebook page for regular […]


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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 […]