International Volunteering

Tanzania Burst My Heart Wide Open

Kristian Foster | Posted 12.22.2016 | Canada Impact
Kristian Foster

Visiting Tanzania in September changed my perception of what it's really like to go without. The people we met survive with the bare necessities. A roof over their heads, basic clothing and just enough food to survive. Yet, we witnessed such joy and hope in them, and for this, I fell in love with Tanzania.

The Opposite Of Volontourism is Volunteer Cooperation

Development Unplugged | Posted 06.16.2015 | Canada Impact
Development Unplugged

Development is a complex undertaking, and as practitioners we know it is not a field where instantaneous gratification or minute-made results can be achieved. Good results come out of multi-year initiatives that involve an array of implementers and contributors -- quite often including volunteers.

Canadian Woman Dies On Volunteer Trip In Tanzania

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.01.2012 | Canada Impact

COLLINGWOOD, Ont. -- An Ontario woman has died in unknown circumstances while volunteering to help children in the east African country of Tanzania. ...