Posts Categorized: Grassroots Volunteering

Volunteering in South Africa – Baboon Rehabilitation

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Thanks Sam for this Guest post! Who is Sam? Meet Sam from Yoko Meshi. She loved her time volunteering in South Africa at C.A.R.E in baboon rehabilitation and was kind enough to share her story. She is a Qualified Veterinary Nurse living in London with a keen interest in exotic and wild animals. In her spare time,… Read more »

Charities to love this Valentines Day

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It’s February and love is in the air. While you are in a loved up mood, why not share the love with charities this Valentines Day. Studies show that giving to someone else actually makes us happier than spending money on ourselves. It is also good for your health and promotes social cooperation and connection…. Read more »

Are organic farms the next big thing in tourism?

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With over 1 billion people travelling internationally each year, responsible tourism has become more and more important for both travellers and tourism providers. You have heard of eco-hotels, animal protection and fair trade standards, but what about agritourism? Could organic farms be the next big thing in responsible tourism? What is agritourism? Agritourism is the joining of tourism… Read more »

How to find responsible volunteer work

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Since starting Grassroots Nomad, the number one question that I have been asked is ‘How do I find responsible volunteer work overseas?’ Unfortunately the answer isn’t a simple one as it requires a lot of dedication and hard work – before you even start to volunteer. But, if you aren’t committed to working hard to find… Read more »

Human trafficking: The hidden victims of supply and demand

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Human trafficking is a crime which effects virtually every country around the world, not just developing countries. While efforts to protect victims and prosecute traffickers are improving internationally, millions of people continue to live in slavery and progress to protect victims and prosecute offenders has been relatively slow. What is human trafficking? Human trafficking is… Read more »