Globalteer places 1000th volunteer

Globalteer’s worldwide volunteer placements passed the 1,000 mark for the first time ever in 2011. Cambodian projects received the highest number, with more than 250 volunteers across the wildlife, community and children’s projects that Globalteer works with.Globalteer also received more applications and successfully placed more volunteers in 2011 than ever before, proving that the global […]

Walkers raise £2,000 for Globalteer’s Cambodia Kids Project

A Group of intrepid fundraisers braved the snow and ice of the British winter to raise almost £2,000 for Globalteer’s Siem Reap-based Cambodia Kids project.The team of four, aged from 45 to 52, and including two former Globalteer volunteers had decided to undertake what they thought would be a “moderate but not too challenging” 13 […]

Drugs capital of Colombia? Globalteer reports on life in Medellin

Medellin in North-western Colombia has a familiar ring to it for most of us, an instant association with drug gangs and all that goes with them. Annie Irving, Globalteer’s Peru-based project manager for South America took a trip to the Colombian city to visit the projects that Globalteer supports through its Colombian Street Kids Project, […]

Cyclists complete epic 310km fundraiser for Cambodia kids project

12 cyclists have conquered rain, wind, heat and dust to complete an awe-inspiring 310km sponsored bike ride in aid of one of Globalteer’s local Cambodian partners. The group of staff and volunteers from Canada, Australia, Northern Ireland, UK, USA, and Cambodia all work at the local school and community project in Siem Reap, Cambodia.The team […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Christine

Deciding to volunteer at Globalteer’s Picaflor House near Cusco in Peru was not a snap decision for English woman Christine. She first came across the Globalteer website in 2010, at a time when she was searching for meaning and direction in her life following the loss of her husband.  She made a mental note of […]

Picaflor House Volunteers

Picaflor House could not exist without the many volunteers who come from around the world to help us.Not only do their donations support our work with the children, but the volunteers also teach English and Spanish, Maths and Art, they paint stools and pick up stones, they sweep floors and pick up rubbish, they play […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Kiri

Kiri was just 18 when she volunteered at Globalteer’s Peru Children’s Project at Picaflor House for two months in 2011. Inspired by her godparents’ tales of South America and Cusco, and encouraged by her godmother’s accounts of volunteering with Globalteer in Cambodia, the decision to volunteer with the children at Picaflor was an easy one […]

Elephant Rescue

Ruby (not her real name as we don’t want any elephant dealers to get her hands on her) is an old logging and hunting elephant who is still working. The project wants to buy her and get her into our sanctuary so she can live the rest of years in peace grazing grass and bamboo.Elephants […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Erika

Erika volunteered at Globalteer’s Peru Children’s Project at Picaflor House near Cusco for two weeks in 2011. In her early twenties, Erika lives in Texas but is originally from Peru, so had an idea of what to expect from her trip.Her ambition is to work full time with children in the future so she saw […]