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Can We Mend Not End Voluntourism?

In September, Outbounding launched this fantastic “Can we Mend Not End Voluntourism?” forum debate. There’s an awful lot of information in the 100+ comments and it’s a little tricky to follow chronologically now as the comments are ordered by their … Continue reading

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Some History on Volunteer Tourism

Significant developments in volunteering abroad occurred in the spirit of international cooperation and compassion after the Second World War, with the formation of charitable international development assistance organizations [1]. In the UK, Voluntary Services Overseas (VSO) was created in 1958 … Continue reading

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