Category Archives: Videos

‘The Voluntourist’ by Chloe Sanguinetti

The Voluntourist, a voluntourism short documentary Volunteer Correct became aware of Chloé Sanguinetti and her sort film ‘The Voluntourist’ at the Tourism Concern Voluntourism Conference this October. We spoke with her about her short documentary film, which can be viewed below. Chloé Sanguinetti grew up in Paris. After graduating in ‘Humanitarian Aid and International relations’,

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Volunteer Costs: Where Does Your Money End Up? Pie charts and more..

This is what we found out about the volunteer costs you pay Cape Town is a special place. Nowhere in the world is the contrast between the ‘haves’ and ‘have-nots’ bigger. The city harbours beauty and luxury, but in the sprawling townships, poverty manifests its social consequences. These circumstances make the Western Cape an attractive

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Four Volunteer Portraits: How Theory Comes Alive

How theory comes alive: four volunteer portraits and what they tell you about volunteer tourism So far during Project Cape Town, we have looked at volunteer tourism from different perspectives. Today, we’ll go back to the basics of volunteer tourism: the volunteers. By combining four video volunteer portraits with some critical academic readings, we will

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Volunteering with Children: Dangers of Doing Good

Volunteering with children – where your help can harm Working with children is a very popular form of volunteering. African children are portrayed as vulnerable children who are in need of help from the West. Orphanages, schools and other projects involving children are often short of staff and are glad to work with Western volunteers.

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