Globalteer Volunteer Destinations Amongst the Cheapest in the World

With so many volunteer destinations available it can be hard to decide where to volunteer abroad. Budget is a huge factor for many volunteers; so it is not only important to find an affordable volunteer program, but the destination also needs to be affordable too. Well we have great news for you! Not only do […]

Cultural Exchange in Peru

Service Learning in Peru Globalteer was happy to host a group of Chinese students at our projects in Cusco, Peru. The group, who live and study in Canada, participated in volunteering and cultural exchange activities at two of our programmes. The students ranging from 11-17  volunteered at the Peru Dog Shelter and the Community Project. While […]

Dog Welfare in Peru – Cusco’s Canine Conundrum

Cusco: City of Ancient Wonders…and Dogs Anyone who has ever visited Cusco, whether as a tourist or volunteer, will tell you that the city is full of dogs. You will see them as soon as you leave the airport and head to your destination via taxi in any direction – small dogs, large dogs, old […]

A growing family & a new home for our Peru Dogs!

It has been a big couple of months in Peru for the Cusco Dog Shelter! The project has recently undertaken a move to a new location. This is no easy task with so many dogs; a lot of hard work has gone into getting the new location ready & getting the dogs settled into their new […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Hannah

My time spent volunteering at Globalteer’s Peru Dog Rescue Project will be remembered for the rest of my life. Many aspects contributed to this wonderful experience and it is a project I would encourage one to take part in. The owners of the shelter, Anyelo and Maite, have the biggest hearts and treat the dogs […]

New homes for our Peru Dogs!

We’ve got some wonderful news to share regarding out street dog Rescue Project in Cusco, Peru. The shelter has recently moved locations to the outskirts of Cusco. There were a lot of big tasks involved in the move and some of our volunteers put in many extra hours to help get the new location ready. They […]

10 great volunteer projects to escape the southern winter

1. Borneo Marine and Sea Turtle ConservationVisiting Borneo between May and September, is the perfect time to experience the best weather this tropical island can offer. However, not only is it the balmiest and driest season, hitting temperatures of around 32-33 degrees a day, you’ll be scuba diving in the crystal clear waters focusing on […]

Helping the dogs of Cusco, Peru

Volunteering with Globalteer in Latin America and South East Asia makes a huge difference not only to the day to day running of our projects, but also to each project’s ability to achieve long-term goals and make sustainable change in the community.Jo Rich, who volunteered for nine weeks at the Peru Dog Rescue Project in […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Stephen

“I loved and cherished every moment I spent there and actually seeing the appreciation in the dogs eyes with their wagging tails and wide smiles.”Stephen Bajwa is from Scotland and volunteered at the Globalteer Peru Dog Project for three months from June to September 2015.Taking the first steps I really liked the fact that Globalteer […]