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photo of medical staff performing covid tests
News and Announcements

March 2021

At the time of this writing, the number of Covid-19 cases world-wide is diminishing.  Parts of the world are beginning to open up to travelers.  However, it will be a while before one can plan an international volunteer trip.  To obtain the latest information on world travel and health conditions visit the Personal Health section of our …

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6 ways to volunteer abroad
News and Announcements

Fall 2020

Hello All, Travel and international volunteering continue to be deeply affected by the prevalence of the Covid-19 corona virus in the world. I was personally affected recently when an international election observation mission in which I was going to participate was canceled due to the virus. However, there is a way we can stay involved …

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Articles

Not Exactly Retired

Hello All! In this time of the Covid 19 pandemic, when we are personally distancing and limited in our ability to travel, it is a good time to reflect on our interests and abilities and plan for future volunteering missions. Reading about the travel and volunteering experiences of others is an engaging way to gain …

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Colonial architecture in ancient Antigua Guatemala city, Central America, Guatemala
Articles

Mission in Guatemala

Hello All! Peace Corps Volunteer Todd Peterson, while serving in a remote area of Guatemala, saw that the villagers in the area had a need for surgical care but were unable to obtain it. When his father, Frank Peterson, visited Todd, he noticed the lack of a framework between the remote rural communities of Guatemala …

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News and Announcements

Spring 2020

Hello All, In this time when coronavirus Covid-19 is ravaging the world, physical international volunteering has taken a pause. Many countries have closed their borders to international travelers or have imposed quarantine restrictions. I read this morning that the only continent in the world that the virus hasn’t reached is Antarctica. The time will come …

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