September 18, 2014

Voluntourism on a Budget

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medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; After a typhoon on Guam, I struck up a conversation with a fellow world traveler on the beach. Her itinerary? Disaster recovery as a volunteer with the Red Cross.  Retired and liberated  from traditional employment, she was able to respond to international disasters quickly. In exchange for assisting locals with relief paperwork [...]