Tag Archives: voluntourism

“Emancipate volunteer projects financially” says Emma

Are local projects kept too much in the dark about what volunteers pay? Master student Emma researched voluntourism in South Africa and shares her experiences with Volunteer Correct: “There is ample opportunity for improvement if receiving projects insist on becoming better informed”. My time in Durban has come to an end. During the three months

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Effectiveness in voluntourism

The Search for Effectiveness in Voluntourism: How your Work Can Be of Use

In a series for Volunteer Correct, Eva Scheltema dives head first into the question of ‘effectiveness’. How can we be sure that our work is valuable? Does effectiveness in voluntourism exist? Questions of volunteering always revolve around effectiveness. Will you be able to do something of lasting value? When I was doing volunteer work in

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