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How to Do Volunteer Travel the Right Way Over Summer

How to Do Volunteer Travel the Right Way Over Summer

How to Do Volunteer Travel the Right Way This Summer By Joey Conway Over the last few years, the idea of ‘volunteer travel’ has been a hot topic in the travel world. Due to an increase in demand by millennials, like myself, who want to travel with purpose, companies...

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Education Empowers – A Story of Local Leadership

Education Empowers – A Story of Local Leadership

Education Empowers – A Story of Local Leadership By Sammie Rothney GIVE is built upon the foundation of grassroots community development. The two biggest sources of successful development are education and community leadership. We are very lucky to have...

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Climbing Kilimanjaro For a Cause

Climbing Kilimanjaro For a Cause

Climbing Kilimanjaro for a Cause By Megan Montville Powell My first GIVE trip to Tanzania in May of 2015 led me to come back in July of 2018, but this time with a purpose much bigger than myself. I had the goal to climb Kilimanjaro for a cause to raise money for...

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The Jon Parker Memorial Fund: Pong Ngen Community Center

The Jon Parker Memorial Fund: Pong Ngen Community Center

The Jon Parker Memorial Fund: Pong Ngen Community Center By Dan Trevor The quality of Jonathan Parker’s life is so clearly evident in the heartfelt stories, photos, videos and messages of unwavering love and support shared over the last week. Although it’s...

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15 Ways To Fundraise Over Winter Break

15 Ways To Fundraise Over Winter Break

15 Ways To Fundraise Over Winter Break   By Sammie Rothney Now that you have a break from school, you’ve got time to raise some serious funds for your international travels with GIVE! If you’re volunteering with us this summer, this means you’ve got 3-5 months to...

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How to Creatively Fundraise to Volunteer Abroad!

How to Creatively Fundraise to Volunteer Abroad!

How to Creatively Fundraise to Volunteer Abroad By Danielle Sapah-Gulian Let me tell you how I used creative fundraising strategies to fundraise my whole trip to volunteer abroad with GIVE Volunteers.   It all began in 2016, I attended a GIVE Volunteers info...

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The GIVE Laos Education Fund

The GIVE Laos Education Fund

The GIVE Laos Education Fund By Carly Schade Laos Regional Coordinator In the remote, alluring village of Sop Chem, Laos there are 57 families full of eager students with the desire to continue their education to secondary school. With each family living off an...

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Humans of GIVE: Lhakpa Tamang Jangba

Humans of GIVE: Lhakpa Tamang Jangba

Humans of GIVE: Lhakpa Tamang Jangba By Daniel Trevor Lhakpa Tamang Jangba had just walked into his bakery, a bakery passed down to him by his late father, when the earthquake struck. It was 11:56 AM on April 25, 2015, a “Black Day” in Nepal’s history; one that will...

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