Tag Archives: Volunteer Travel

Green Travel Blogs with the Greenest Ideas

By Dian Hasan | May 28, 2010 The words “Green” and “Travel” seem to be made for each other.  Green-, eco-, sustainable-travel, or anything under a different name, so long as it denotes a certain respect for and devotion (nah… … Continue reading

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How to responsibly enjoy endangered animals

By Dian Hasan | September 10, 2009 This piece appeared in Tree Hugger, and I found it fascinating, as there are unique ways of enjoying or experiencing animals in the wild (in their natural habitat) that cause no harm. Us … Continue reading

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New Kitintale Skate Park empowers Kampala teenagers to stay active and out of trouble

By Dian Hasan | September 5, 2009 Research says that children who are physically active, or get into sports, take their mind off of unnecessary adverse activities. Sports keeps the young bodies (and minds) active and energized. After all, getting … Continue reading

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Foundations for Understanding Philantrophic Travel

UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) states that if responsible practices are in place, Philanthropic Travel is the natural interlocutor between the wealth and desires of the global traveler and the socio-economic needs of some of the world’s … Continue reading

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Living & Giving Large ~ a look into Philantrophic Travel

As the term VolunTourism (Volunteering while on Vacation), is becoming much more commonplace, in the era of “doing good is glorious” there’s another term that I stumbled upon, Philantrophic Travel. And while we’re hearing more about the Corporate World doing … Continue reading

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Elevate your travel responsiveness, with Elevate Destinations

To travel or not to travel… seems to be the question on some people’s minds, when deciding about what responsible tourism really means. And contemplating whether to just stay closer to home and not take an overseas trip that requires … Continue reading

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Pratham ~ helping educate India, one impoverished child at a time

Pratham USA was started in 1994 by UNICEF, with the goal to educate the children of India in the areas of reading writing and basic math. Based on the principal that children who attend school make more productive members of … Continue reading

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