Entries by Daniel Salazar

The Tragedy of Poverty in Lima, Peru

Learn about our partnership with Sagrada Familia and your opportunity to help children in Peru here. Global Volunteers’ team members are motivated by a sincere desire to help improve the daily lives of children living on the margins of Lima, Peru.  These journal excerpts depict such a day through the words of Global Volunteer, Mykaela.  After […]


Volunteer Uses His Professional Background to Make a Difference in Vietnam

Tom has volunteered 5 times in Vietnam. Like Tom, you can use your career to make a difference in Vietnam. The weather today was beautiful — blue skies with a moderately warm temperature. It helped make it another pleasant day in Hanoi. My friend, travel partner and roommate, Keith, and I got up early and took […]


Woman Invites Husband on a Volunteer Trip. Man Falls in Love.

With volunteering couples, it’s more likely that a wife invites her husband on a volunteer trip than the other way around. Some 70% of Global Volunteers team members are women. One recent example is Holly and Jake. Holly had volunteered five times with Global Volunteers, but Jake had never experienced a volunteer abroad program. In January, they served […]