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Volunteer Travel Programs

THE Kham Aid Foundation website provides a guide on what to expect for those who sign up as volunteer art conservators. Although no experience is needed for the wall paintings conservation tasks, volunteers should be “educated, caring and patient”. Kham Aid hopes to get a multi-talented team to help with tasks, besides cleaning wall paintings. [...]

Some volunteer travel programmes are mere tokenism. For example, which has more value? Volunteers who help out with chores and play with the kids at the orphanage? Or long-term funding for the kids’ nutritional and educational needs? Cambodia-based Pepy (Protect the Earth, Protect Yourself) Tours’ objective is to fund sustainable education projects in rural Cambodia. [...]