Volunteering in the news

By Sallie Grayson. Filed in articles by people and places, good and bad practice, media  |  
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A few articles and programmes we would like to draw to your attention – they’re well worth taking the time to check them out:

1. Undercover World Channel 4 investigates orphanage tourism including volunteering watch it here

2. Martin Stevenson talks eloquently and amusingly about the challenges of finding an ethical volunteer programme – listen here

3. Shanty Tourism – you can do it in comfort now apparently – read a critique here

4. Follow all the latest volunteer  news positive and negative here

5. Excellent articles about orphanage volunteering & alternatives  from UK charity Tourism Concern read them here

6. Progress and Failures in Voluntourism 

So what do you think? We’d love to know, so please share your thoughts and post your comments!

 

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