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Volenteer work

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Volenteer work

Hi. My daugther and friend wants to travell and do volenteer work in Africa or Asia, but most of the companies offering this sounds very expensive.

Do any know any good and not so expensive organisations offering volenteer work for to girls this winter.

new york, ny
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1. Re: Volenteer work

have you tried these?

http://www.uvolunteer.org/

or:

http://www.bikehike.com/volunteer.html

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2. Re: Volenteer work

I've done a LOT of research on volunteer vacations and I can tell you they are expensive. There is hardly any way around it - especially for locations that are hard to reach or which have marginal infrastructure. The programs are often subsidizing some of the locals to provide services needed by the volunteers (meals, lodging, transportation, security, training, etc.)

I worked with a 19 year old volunteer who saw her expenses for the volunteer trips as comparable to paying for education. She has learned so much from her experiences that she feels the money has been well-spent. I agree, heartily.

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4. Re: Volenteer work

Did you daughter and her friend find what they were after?

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