Written by James O'Hara on 2019-08-23. Posted in Voluntario Global Info
We asked our volunteers the following question: If you were the founder of an NGO, what would be the main value that you would encourage your volunteers to follow?
Written by Melissa Castaño on 2019-09-04. Posted in Voluntario Global Info
La Boca is often known for its famous Caminito street and for having one of the most popular stadiums in the world, La Bombonera, but what many people don’t know is how this neighborhood originated and what goes beyond the couple of blocks filled with tourists and colorful houses.
Written by Melissa Castaño on 2019-09-09. Posted in Voluntario Global Info
This historical neighborhood, aside from distinguishing itself as one of the funding areas of Buenos Aires, holds in its history political activism, resistance and working class heroism. The alternative tour that Argentinian guide Nicolás Cancino does, offers a different view of the typical cheerful and tango esque side of la Boca.
Written by James O'Hara on 2019-08-03. Posted in Community Development
In this interview, Volunteer Ambassador Neil West tells us about his experience in Buenos Aires volunteering, for a second time, with Voluntario Global.
Written by Neil West on 2019-08-01. Posted in Reviews from Past Volunteers
I have been working in Health and Social Care for many years and recently took a career break to travel and volunteer.
Written by Valeria Gracia on 2019-07-31. Posted in Environment
The producers of vegetables that feed the Argentine population, convened on Wednesday, July 24, an "Alimentazo".
Written by Willy Oppenheim & Alex Knott on 2019-07-30. Posted in Voluntario Global Info
A recent study by The Omprakash Foundation on critical service-learning, explored the experiences of three students engaged in international volunteer programs and found that feelings of disappointment, alienation, frustration, and confusion are to be expected and even celebrated when they emerge through students’ engagements with difference.
Written by Matías Olivieri on 2019-07-28. Posted in Environment
Overshoot Day marks the date when humanity’s demand for ecological resources and services in a given year exceeds what Earth can regenerate in that year. In 2019 it lands on July 29th.
Voluntario Global helps local communities by being available to discuss anything that local organizations need, and offering ideas for further change and development.
Location: General Pacheco. Buenos Aires. Argentina