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volunteering abroad

As a Canadian, it's hard to believe it's possible for teachers to successfully educate 104 children of different grades in a single classroom. Where children sit on a dirt floor, have an empty stomach, don't have sufficient school supplies for their needs. Children excited to be in school, no matter how far they had to walk under a blazing sun.
Volunteering abroad doesn't have to cost a fortune. And even if you only have a week or so to do it, you're bound to make an impact -- even if it's in the smallest ways. Here are 10 ways to ensure your volunteer trip is worth it.