When voluntourists leave their placements, the excitement doesn’t end. And sometimes that can lead them to making bad decisions. Let’s avoid those!
I had a post ready at the end of June, but then I changed my mind as to the direction I wanted to go; if you were waiting all this time, my apologies! Hopefully this will have been worth the wait, though! Originally I only wanted to discuss the who of voluntourism in this post. […]
Growing up, I always pictured myself doing something to change the world. It was not about fixing everything, so much as helping one family at a time with their basic needs, starting with their presumed lack of food; I wanted to teach them how to produce it for themselves. Whenever I remember this, I cannot […]