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Bianca is a freelance writer from Sydney, Australia and a strong advocate for responsible tourism, fair trade and community development. She has spent much of her time travelling the world, sharing inspirational stories, connecting with grassroots organizations and showing us how responsible travel can have a positive social and environmental impact on the people and places we visit.

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HCDP GHANA
Ho, Ghana
HCDP - Committed to Community
Nairuti Shastry
HCDP Ghana is an incredible non-profit that works closely with communities on the ground. Richard is such a valuable resource and makes sure to mitigate any and all barriers to cultural understanding. A truly mutually beneficial, sustainable partnership!
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Amatsiko Organisation
Kampala, Uganda
Discover your potential by volunteering with Amatsiko Organization.
Alphonse Twinamatsiko
Amatsiko means ''Bringing hope'' I'm happy to have taken part in bringing hope to the Amatsiko community and you too can do so at you convenient time. Spending a holiday at Amatsiko could be one of the best days in your life.
Trust me you will never regret any single minute of your time.Come explore and have fun in the beautiful hills of Kigezi plus a rear opportunity to visit the mountain Gorillas in Bwindi National park.
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Abaana Community Outreach Africa (ACO-Africa)
Kampala, Uganda
What an outstanding service opportunity this was!
Nate Marzen
What an outstanding service opportunity this was for me! I am a social worker from the U.S., and I have young children of my own that limited my time abroad-- but my weeklong period of volunteering in rural Uganda with ACO-Africa proved to be very powerful. Its director John is a dynamic, creative, tirelessly driven servant of individuals and families troubled by various areas of need. Some Ugandans spoke my native tongue of English, while many others did not--though language and culture gaps were bridged by ACO staff, so that I could readily get involved and assist in a number of ways, ways that I felt comfortable. Within my short time there I quickly was availed the opportunity to spend time with some amazing foster teens; I supported case management services of HIV affected children during home and school visits; I helped teach poor, HIV affected parents "economics 101", as they sought to develop sustainable sources of income for their families; and I helped lead a talk given at a local prison, as we had a rich discussion with inmates about ways that they might avoid re-offending in the future. And of course what made these experiences so great, were the amazing people I encountered: from ACO staff, to the other talented (British) volunteer, and of course to the kind, welcoming, gracious people we served. In all, I learned so much during my visit, and am really grateful for the opportunity to have contributed in a small way to the great work that ACO does for the needy of rural Uganda.
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