Ethical travel

HOW TO MAKE SAFE VOLUNTEERING DURING THE PANDEMIC

From the beginning of 2020, we are dealing with the coronavirus pandemic, which has caused many deaths due to the lack of precautions. Volunteering is an act of giving: time, money, and help but it is important to consider one’s own health before anything else. Our suggestions to our volunteers are, to research well the destination…

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Community

TENT OF NATIONS: A FARM WHERE RELATIONS ARE CULTIVATED

Daoud Nassar’s Christian-Palestinian family owns a farm, called “Tent of Nations”, situated 9 km southwest of Bethlehem, in the occupied region of West Bank. Despite the continuous threats and the many difficulties of living in such a dangerous environment, the family resiliently continues to live and work there. They resist injustice, violence, and hate, spreading…

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Community

VOLUNTEERING IN OLD PEOPLE’S HOMES

The common purpose of nursing home visits is to raise the morale of the people staying in these institutions and to prevent them from feeling abandoned. Old-aged homes need volunteers. The visit by volunteers prevents them from being deprived of the attention. During the nursing home visit, the only thing that elderly people expect from…

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Ethical travel

WALKING ALONG THE PATH OF LIFE

Long walks are among the most ancient ways of getting from point A to point B. The only means of transportation you can rely on are your own legs and your physical strength. Trekking is part of this, but it has much more to offer under its superficial veil of simplicity and humbleness. First of…

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Ethical travel

FAST FASHION AND ITS PROBLEMS

Fashion and style are a way to communicate, to express ourselves, and also to find an identity. But the fashion industry has a dark background. Fast fashion is an industry with cheap production, low quality, and at least but not least, a big impact on human and environmental rights. A lot of famous brands use…

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Ethical travel

TIPS TO BE A MORE SUSTAINABLE TRAVELER

Traveling and going abroad is a wonderful experience. Anyway, this requires some costs for the environment, animals, and populations. But there are a lot of tips to be a more sustainable and ethical traveler. First of all, try to abstain from disposable stuff if it’s possible. Try to buy things without plastic and toxic substances…

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Ethical travel

THE GREAT PACIFIC GARBAGE PATCH

We all can notice the devastating effects of our lifestyle on nature. One of these effects is the Great Pacific Garbage Patch: a giant island of plastic and rubbish that is transported and accumulated by the ocean currents in the Pacific Ocean. It is three times the size of France. And it is just one…

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Ethical travel

GROUP PROJECT IN MALTA

ARE YOU FREE from the 5th until the 12th of SEPTEMBER? Volunteer in the World with its Partner Atlas Language School has organised a group project, in Malta, for all people aged 13 and over. Here is what we offer you: 15 hours of English lessons, Host family accommodation (with FB service), Daily private transfers, Activities…

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Teaching

VOLUNTEER PROJECT AVAILABLE IN ATHENS

From today we officially reopen the beautiful project in Greece. Do you want to teach English? Do you have a few weeks to volunteer? In Athens, there are many refugees and immigrants, who need to learn and/or improve English, to then look for a good job opportunity and thus offer a dignified life to their family. What are…

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