WorldVentures – Guide for Trip Leaders

by Adam Flores on July 1, 2014

WorldVentures – Guide for Trip Leaders

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Terms and Conditions – WorldVentures Foundation

by Adam Flores on June 27, 2014

These Voluntourism Trips are run by Serve The World Today, LLC (“Serve The World Today”), an independent company. The trips are not run by Hug It Forward and Hug It Forward is not liable for any loss, accident, injury or other incident that may arise on a trip. In consideration for the agreement of Serve […]

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Quick checklist for first-time voluntourists

December 7, 2012

Preparing for volunteer travel is far different than getting ready for a typical vacation. You’ll likely be immersing yourself in a new culture while working side-by-side with locals to accomplish a common goal. And there’s a good chance you’ll be stepping outside your comfort zone. But with some extra preparation, most people will have no […]

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How volunteer travel can make you healthier

December 6, 2012

As a voluntourist, you can help hundreds — maybe even thousands – of less fortunate people in developing countries through your altruistic efforts. And you’ll also be helping yourself. Although the desire to make the world a better place draws most people to voluntourism, research shows there are some significant health benefits linked to both […]

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How volunteers took the travel industry by surprise

December 5, 2012

A growing number of travelers are seeking vacations that go beyond bottomless Mojitos and days spent lounging by the infinity pool. They want something more from their holidays. Something meaningful. That’s why volunteer travel, or voluntourism, has become such a hot market over the past five years. There has been a rapid increase in tour […]

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Everything you need to know about eco-bricks

December 3, 2012

Think of them as building blocks for a community’s future. Hug It Forward constructs schools across South American using plastic soda bottles stuffed with inorganic trash, such as plastic bags, potato chip packages and polystyrene. These “eco-bricks” are then used by volunteers to build schools that enrich the lives of children. It’s an innovative system […]

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Benefits of Volunteering as a Family

November 30, 2012

Volunteering as a family adds a whole new dimension to traveling abroad.  In lieu of the more traditional holidays where the entirety of time is spent on the surface of a foreign culture, volunteering while traveling provides a rare glimpse inside of that very community and teaches life-changing lessons both to the children and parents […]

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