Coronavirus Update

October 2021

Coronavirus Update for Volunteers.

As countries around the globe begin re-opening their borders for international travel, we are more eager than ever to welcome back our volunteers and interns.

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The Five Freedoms

What is Animal Welfare?

Animal Welfare has long been discussed, defended and championed by animal lovers worldwide, but – aside from referring to the “well-being” of a non-human animal – what does it actually mean?

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Bridging the Education Gap

There is no doubt that the Covid-19 pandemic has affected everyone, all over the world. But as with so many things, it has hit those already at a social disadvantage much harder than the well-off. In April and May, we made the most of easing Covid-19 restrictions to check in with the rural communities around Cusco, to see if there’s anything they need us to help with. And it kept coming back to education.

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5 Must Read Books On Volunteering

Lending a helping hand and volunteering not only helps the world become a better place, but it also has positive influence on your own wellbeing. For many, this might be a bit surprising, but those who actively volunteer regularly are no strangers to this information. What can you do to get involved and start volunteering regularly? Surprisingly, the answer is read some books.

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Should You Get Travel Insurance for a Volunteer Trip?

People pay monthly insurance bills to protect their health, their belongings, and their loved ones. In addition to your current policies, you may have heard of another insurance option that applies while you’re away from home.

Should you get travel insurance for a volunteer trip? Here are a few things to consider before making a final decision.

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How to Prepare For Your First International Flight

Your first international flight can involve a mixture of feelings, like anxiety, excitement and nervousness. These are all completely normal. After all, there’s a ton of preparation that goes into travelling abroad. By following these tips, you’ll be ready for take-off and all set to enjoy the journey. 

Here’s what to know when flying for the first time.

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Personal Safety and Security While Abroad

How to Protect Yourself While Traveling Abroad

These days, your mind might automatically turn to things like masks and hand sanitizer when it comes to travel safety and security. As vital as such supplies are during a pandemic, germs aren’t your only concern.

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