Animal care

HELP-PROVIDER ORGANIZATION IN NEPAL: VAFON

Volunteers Action Foundation Nepal (VAFON) is a non-governmental and non-profit social organization that operates in Nepal. It was founded in 2017 by a team of sociologists, journalists, social workers, activists, and educationalists. It works for human rights (and not only), equal access to economic and social well-being, and career opportunities (especially for disadvantaged people like…

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THE AWESOME WORK OF THE CENTRE OF MONTE ADONE

The Wildlife Recovery Centre Monte Adone, in the province of Bologna, was born in 1989 at the initiative of Rudi Berti, his wife Mirca Negrini, and their young daughter Elisa. Initially thought as a centre for the recovery of the autochthonous wildlife, in November of the same year it starts also the hosting of exotic…

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NATURAL DISASTERS IN 2020

2020 has been estimated to be the worst year for the most dramatic natural disasters due to the worsening of climate change. Noteworthy are Cyclone Amphan, said to be the Bay of Bengal’s fiercest storm this century, which hit the coasts of eastern India and Bangladesh in May 2020 rendering an estimated 500,000 people homeless…

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CENTER FOR THE PROTECTION AND RESEARCH OF EXOTIC AND WILD FAUNA

In a natural reserve near Bologna (Monte Adone), there is a Wildlife Rescue Center. It was initially founded in 1989 as a center for autochthonous wildlife but after few months it started to host exotic wildlife too. It has an emergency service for recovery, active 24h every day, for animals found in need. After the…

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Animal care

STRAY ANIMALS DURING THE COVID PANDEMIC

During quarantine time, that affected many people around the world, beautiful videos of animals roaming the streets freely, and dolphins swimming in crystal clear water caused a sensation. It was considered a symbol of Nature finally freed from the hegemony of mankind. Unfortunately, not all animals were able to enjoy such privileges. Many scientific articles…

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Age 18+

AUSTRALIA, HANSON BAY

HANSON BAY Karatta, Kangaroo Island, Australia When: It’s available all year except from December 14th to January 14th, for a minimum one week.   Areas: Animal care, school & university internship, ethical travel.   What we offer: Would you like to meet new people, do volunteer activities and improve your English in Australia? If your…
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Age 16 - 18

COSTA RICA, LA CASA DE ESCAZU

LA CASA DE ESCAZU Escazu Town, San Jose, Costa Rica When: It’s available all year, for a minimum two weeks and it starts every Sunday.   Areas: Childcare, teaching, animal care, school & university internship.   What we offer: Would you like to meet new people, do volunteer activities and improve your Spanish in Costa…
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Age 16 - 18

SRI LANKA, IMPACT EARTH

IMPACT EARTH Bandaranaike, Sri Lanka When: It’s available all year, for a minimum 1 week and it starts every Monday (please arrive on Sunday).   Areas: Childcare, teaching, community, animal care, school & university internship.   What we offer: Would you like to meet new people, do volunteer activities in different sectors and areas in…
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Age 16 - 18

NEPAL, ACTION FOUNDATION

ACTION FOUNDATION Kathmandu, Nepal When: It’s available all year, for at least two weeks.   Areas: Medical & healthcare, childcare, teaching, community, animal care, school & university internship, ethical travel.   What we offer: Would you like to meet new people, do volunteer activities in different sectors and areas in Nepal? If your answer is…
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