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Children in one of our placements learning how to wash their hands to avoid the spread of diseases.

By Projects Abroad 16th March, 2020
Updated on 18th March, 2020

Coronavirus 2020 - Projects Abroad response

With the World Health Organisation (WHO) officially declaring the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) a pandemic, we’re doing everything we can to adapt to this fast-paced and ever-changing...

Projects Abroad volunteers provide a local business owner with math lessons in Senegal

By Jonatan Durand 11th March, 2020
Updated on 18th March, 2020

How we use Micro-finance to empower disadvantaged communities

It isn’t easy to explain what Micro-finance is. From our perspective, Micro-finance is more than just a financial service.

A variety of vegan food in one of the best vegan travel destinations

By Ashwin September 05th March, 2020
Updated on 27th March, 2020

Our Best Vegan Travel Destinations

Following a vegan or vegetarian diet can be tricky when travelling abroad. Argentina is famous for its steak and butter-filled pastries, and Thailand is known for putting fish-sauce in everything.

By Lea Ernst, Thom Brown, Zachary Mason 05th March, 2020
Updated on 09th March, 2020

3 host mothers around the globe: Welcome to Argentina, Ghana & Sri Lanka

Volunteering or interning abroad is full of adventures – everything is different and exciting, including your new (homestay) family. All of a sudden, while staying with a host family abroad, you share everything with people who you’ve never seen before.

By Lea Ernst 14th February, 2020
Updated on 09th March, 2020

Getting ready for Sri Lanka: Volunteer Preparation Guide

Planning a holiday trip to Sri Lanka? Or packing your bags for a volunteer internship abroad in this country?

A woman's suitcase full of her packing essentials

By Thom Brown 13th February, 2020
Updated on 13th February, 2020

Getting Ready for Ghana: 5 Volunteer Packing Tips

A different climate to what you're used to, it can be hard to know what to pack when travelling to Ghana. This packing guide is here to help.

Locals on the Mekong river in Cambodia

By Jonatan Durand 12th February, 2020
Updated on 12th February, 2020

9 Things to Expect When Traveling to Cambodia

Cambodia isn’t usually on people's bucket lists. Outside of Southeast Asia, most people don’t know much about its rich history, culture, food, and beautiful sites.

Elephants playing in a national park in Ghana

By Thom Brown 11th February, 2020
Updated on 12th February, 2020

5 Things to Expect When Travelling to Ghana

After touching down in Accra, it’s a small step off the plane, but a giant leap into the unknown. No matter how much research you do beforehand, experiencing Ghana for real is intense.

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