Daily Archives: 8. September 2016

Orphanage voluntourism: #StopOrphanTrips campaign

Orphanage voluntourism harms vulnerable¬†children. This great video explains¬†why and what to do about it.¬†The video¬†is part of the global #StopOrphanTrips campaign. Sixty years of research prove that orphanages are no solution… Sixty years of research has proven that institutionalized¬†care is the worst solution for children. The kids are being exposed to many risks. The result of institutionalized care and voluntourism in orphanages are brain development problems, alarming¬†social behavior and reintegration […]

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Global service Partnerships vs Voluntourism: Research insights

Global service partnerships are a great learning and development cooperation tool. This video explains the reasons and why global service partnerships might be the best option to help abroad. Voluntourism and service trips under fire… Orphanage Volunteering and voluntourism have been under fire for some time for many reasons. ¬†This video contains information on why and how voluntourism and donations support the growth of the so called ‚Äěorphan industry‚Äú . […]