The Reaching Children’s Potential (RCP) Nutrition Education and Technology Project has helped improve the nutrition practices of 100 families living in poverty in the Ukwega ward, Tanzania. Over 860 families are currently enrolled in Global Volunteers’ RCP Program, which is a growing initiative that provides families with the necessary resources to improve their nutritional knowledge […]
Global Volunteers works in partnership with community leaders on genuine development programs, creating impact in the areas of health, nutrition and intellectual development.
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It started in Minnesota, by two people who had a simple idea, about waging peace . . . In the past 39 years, Global Volunteers has mobilized over 38,000 volunteers to serve children and families in partner communities in 36 countries on six continents. We know that direct, hands-on service cultivates mutual understanding and respect, and helps […]
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Year-end giving is an effective way to close the year on a positive note by making a lasting contribution to Global Volunteers’ work and mission. Donations are a vital source of support to Global Volunteers. They enable us to make a more significant impact in the communities and with the children and families we serve. […]
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Relatively little research is available on the well-being of the large population of visually impaired or blind adults in Vietnam. Global Volunteers’ partner, Blind-Link, a social entrepreneurship program, professionally trains blind young Vietnamese adults for a career in massage therapy, affording them the opportunity to significantly elevate their lives. In this interview, two Blind-Link staff […]
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Global Volunteers’ Nepal service program launched in 2018 and suspended due to the pandemic, has resumed. Unfortunately, the needs of our community partners in Kathmandu have grown. This is a wonderful opportunity to provide meaningful volunteer service to people and community-based organizations in need. Nepal Country Manager Stephen Raja provides background on our formative partnership, […]
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Because they live on a small island with many communities situated on the water, you might imagine that St Lucia children would be strong swimmers. Sadly, this is not the case; the number of childhood drownings has risen considerably over recent years. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), over 236,000 people die yearly due […]
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In every case, volunteers are catalysts for lasting change on genuine development projects. Because our inspired community partners have the vision and local support to direct volunteer projects, individuals, families, and groups are the “helping hands” for long-term success – whether teaching English, planting container gardens, providing health care, teaching in the classroom, painting a […]
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In the dusty hills of the district of Ventanilla, north of Lima, Peru, the community of Sagrada Familia houses and educates some 250 children living away from their families. During the school year, Sagrada Familia also is a school for more than 1,000 kindergarten, primary and secondary school students from the surrounding favelas. Part of […]
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Decades of evidence indicates that there is nothing better for a mother and her baby’s well-being than exclusive breastfeeding. But for several reasons, many parents make other choices, especially in struggling communities around the world. Global Volunteers promotes breastfeeding through the Reaching Children’s Potential (RCP) Program in the Ukwega Ward of Tanzania as a way […]
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Each summer, since 2000 (except for 2020), Global Volunteers has worked in partnerships with the Blackfeet people on community priorities – focusing on labor, elder services and family health and recreation projects. The first volunteer team in 2022 – 10 individuals aged19 to 73 – served from June 5-11. Thirteen service programs follow through early […]