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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 […]


ABC Head First – Orphanage Tourism short clip

This ABC Head First video is a short animated piece from the Australian made documentary, The Orphan Business, which was shot in Cambodia. The video describes very well how children become through voluntourism a product that is high in demand. The orphanage is the shop and voluntourists pay money to international voluntourism agencies to get to hug, teach and to be pictured with them. New orphanages open up, as the demand for […]


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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 […]