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10 Safety Tips for Female Volunteers

10 Safety Tips for Female Volunteers

The overwhelming majority of people that take part in international volunteer projects are women. In our own Friends for Asia Programs, 80% of our volunteers and interns are women. As most volunteers and interns take part in programs individually, there’s a lot to be aware of before […]

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Chiang Mai Volunteer Group #270; October, 2019

Chiang Mai Volunteer Group #270; October, 2019

Presenting Chiang Mai Volunteer Group #270! A group of three volunteers from Mexico and France. They arrived on Friday, went through orientation over the weekend and started in their projects on Monday. Chiang Mai Volunteer Group #270 October, 2019 Mariano Alcocer Matouk,Maxico City, Maxico, Elephant Nursery Project […]

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New 1 Week Medical Internship Placements!

New 1 Week Medical Internship Placements!

Announcing an Exciting Change to our Thailand Medical Internship! We’ve reduced the minimum participation in our Medical Internship from two weeks, to one! Current students or recent graduates of health care studies programs can now partake in the program for a one week minimum. Although this is […]

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Top 10 Tips for Choosing an International Volunteer Project

Top 10 Tips for Choosing an International Volunteer Project

Thinking about volunteering abroad? Here are 10 critical considerations worth keeping in mind while looking for a worthwhile project that is right for you: 1. Safe and Available Volunteer Transport Daily transport to / from your accommodation and project sites is a big deal. It’s not something […]

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Chiang Mai Volunteer Group #269; September, 2019

Chiang Mai Volunteer Group #269; September, 2019

Presenting Chiang Mai Volunteer Group #269! This is a group of four volunteers and one medical intern, coming from the USA, UK, Denmark and the Netherlands. The group arrived last week, and started in their programs on Monday. In this group we also have a father-son duo, […]

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Chiang Mai Volunteer Group #268; September, 2019

Chiang Mai Volunteer Group #268; September, 2019

Presenting Chiang Mai Volunteer Group #268! This group of four volunteers arrived on Friday, and started in their projects earlier this week. A great group of four people from Mexico, Canada, Spain, and Colombia. They are participating in our Low-Cost Teaching Program, and Elephant Nursery Projects. Please […]

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Bangkok Orientation Group #93; September, 2019

Bangkok Orientation Group #93; September, 2019

Presenting Bangkok Volunteer Group #93! This group of four arrived on Friday, completed orientation over the weekend and started in their volunteer placements on Monday. The four volunteers in the group are from Mexico and Austria, and are partaking in our Teaching Monks and English Education Volunteer […]

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Bangkok Volunteer Group #91!; August, 2019

Bangkok Volunteer Group #91!; August, 2019

Presenting Bangkok Volunteer Group #91! This group of five volunteers and interns arrived and started their projects earlier this month. They are from the UK, Italy, and Spain. The members of the group are participating in our Medical Internship, Kindergarten, Orphanage and Teaching Monks Volunteer Projects. To […]

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Chiang Mai Volunteer and Intern Group #267; August, 2019

Chiang Mai Volunteer and Intern Group #267; August, 2019

Presenting Chiang Mai Volunteer and Intern Group #267! This group arrived last week and started in their programs on Monday. A great group of 11 volunteers and interns from China, Denmark, Canada, Switzerland, and the USA. Chiang Mai Volunteer Group #267 August, 2019 Yang Zinian, China, China, […]

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Chiang Mai Volunteer Group #266; August, 2019

Chiang Mai Volunteer Group #266; August, 2019

Presenting Chiang Mai Volunteer and Intern Group #266! This group of 25 volunteers and interns arrived in early August. Many of them participated in our Elephant Nursery Program. However, we also had participants partake in our Medical Internship, Children’s Home, and English Education Volunteer Projects. This group […]

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