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Volunteering in Bangladesh
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Volunteering and Jobs in International Relief and Development — March 2017 Newsletter

This website is primarily a resource for international volunteer opportunities for persons over 50 years of age. Recently I have noticed many visitors to the site have an interest in obtaining information about international employment.  Read more.

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Bangladesh silk worms
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December 2016 Newsletter – International Volunteering

As the year 2016 draws to a close, and we are thinking about our goals for the coming year, it is a good time to think about where we would like to devote some time to share our experience and skills internationally in 2017.  International volunteering, done in well thought out and community supported programs, …

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Bowing Out Gracefully

I know that my ego often gets aligned with my work, because it has been my focus for many years.  In March of this year I really wasn’t feeling well.  My body was telling me something but I wasn’t listening.  My son who was calling me every so often said, “Dad, every time I call …

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Mike Rosenkrantz and Friends
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A Temporary Farewell to Nepal

I’m writing this final article in Nepal, sitting at Pappaz Bakery in Dhapasi, one of my favorite hang-outs in Kathmandu, a place where I’ve thoroughly enjoyed the apple pie, veg burgers and momos and more recently mint lemonade.  After almost 4.5 years in Nepal and three years in India, today I’m leaving this part of …

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Volunteering in Bangladesh
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Beginning International Volunteering Over 50

When we first start thinking about devoting some of our time to international volunteering we usually don’t have any idea of where to start.  We might have talked to a friend who just returned from an inspiring volunteer assignment.  We could also have been motivated by reading an article about humanitarian problems in the world …

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