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 Why consider Voluntourism


There are many reasons, including:

  • Experience different cultures and alternate ways of giving
  • Build sense of global community - global solidarity
  • See the world through new eyes and better understand it
  • Expand local citizens’ inter-cultural experience
  • Build peace and tolerance
  • Build a purpose driven life
  • Contribute to better the lives of the less fortunate
  • Giving back or paying forward
  • Develop an appreciation and compassion for others
  • Be part of building multi-lateral communication in a post 9/11 world (Obama Service Act)
  • Learn to better understand yourself and ultimately grow in that understanding.

The beauty of volunteering is that when you give you receive so much more in return. Many lives are enriched by organisations that provide invaluable service to communities. Without the work of volunteers many would simply not be able to function.


Lian (Toronto) in Joe Slovo Camp

 
A YSC youth club at new Green point Stadium Sept.2009
 

 


Weather in Cape Town


 
 Inspirational Quotes


We cannot all do great things, But we can do small things with great love. -  Mother Theresa

We should treat the question of peace and stability on our continent as a common challenge
Nelson Mandela  


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