Orphanage volunteering is a very comman way to spend a voluntourism trip abroad. You have thought to volunteer in an orphanage as well? Well, then this website is for you.
Better Volunteering Better Care is an outstanding and extremely informative initiative full of academical work with the goal to educate and advocate on voluntourism and it`s (mainly negative) impact on orphanages. A Global working group has been established to connect and support those working on this issue. The working group is full of very well known organizations that took a stand against orphanage volunteering.
Responsible Volunteering in orphanages means for us, to work only in institutional care if you have the qualifications, time and knowledge about the institution to have a positivr and long lasting impact on the target group.