To raise awareness to stop this type of volunteer work, I’m one of the participating bloggers in a month-long #StopChildTrips campaign to raise awareness that volunteering and visiting orphanages can do more harm than good despite our good intentions. It is organized under the Better Volunteering, Better Care initiative founded by the Better Care Network and Save the Children UK with “the sole purpose of discouraging international ‘orphanage’ volunteering.”…Read More
Inspiration + Giving Back
This section covers volunteer experiences, charity campaigns, and partnerships that revolve around giving back to communities and altruism.
The Passport Party Project (PPP) helps young girls secure their first passports and involves them in the process of discovery through activities and trips…Read More
This year, Passports with Purpose has teamed up with Worldreader to bring digital e-readers to five libraries in Kenya. The e-readers will provide about 6,250 children, teachers and parents with access to more than 50,000 books…Read More
I was afraid of Madam Koi Koi. Afraid that she’d peek under my mosquito net as well and look at my face in the dead of night…Read More
Our friend, Ify Ofulue, is currently dealing with several chronic health conditions and the doctors have so far been unable to find the root cause. Please join us in this effort to get her well!Read More
This year, Passports with Purpose is teaming up with nonprofit organization buildOn to raise $115,000 to build schools in Mali.Read More