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WorkingAbroad Projects is a not-for-profit company, established in March 2002, in order to provide small scale organisations with need-based support from volunteers. The main areas of focus are: wildlife and habitat conservation, environmental education and management, teaching, social work, permaculture and organic agriculture and cultural development.

We run projects in various countries around the world. Some examples of our current projects include: teaching in a rural school in Nepal, research internships in the Peruvian Amazon, ecological restoration in Iceland, teaching Tibetan refugees in India, coral gardening in the Maldives, tracking Desert Elephants in Namibia, Leatherback sea turtle research work in Grenada and Costa Rica, teaching arts and sports in Brazil & lots more!

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Activities
  • Health & Medicine
  • Education & Literacy
  • Children & Youth
  • Internship
  • Community Development
  • Conservation
  • Teach English
  • Ecotourism
  • Animals
  • Sports & Recreation
  • Intern Abroad
  • Environment
  • Advocacy & Human Rights
  • Arts & Culture
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John Charnock

24 Apr 2021

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Galapagos is a place I had wanted to visit for almost my whole life so I feel incredibly lucky and privileged to have had the opportunity to go there and...Read more

Galapagos is a place I had wanted to visit for almost my whole life so I feel incredibly lucky and privileged to have had the opportunity to go there and actually do something to help the wildlife and community. I have to say a big thanks to working abroad because especially with covid still being an issue I was really worried about travelling but they gave me all the information I needed and were always really prompt at responding, either by phone or email which was nice. The experience itself, once on site, was wonderful. I had the chance to get up close to the giant tortoises and experience what it takes to run the breeding centre. The unexpected aspect of the tip for me was that I ended up meeting lots of great like-minded people who have become firm friends. All in all a fantastic trip!

Joe Thomson

20 Nov 2019

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Imcredible support from the staff at Wprking Abroad, providing everything we needed to smoothly get from London to the base in Ojochal, Costa Rica. The project and time spend in...Read more

Imcredible support from the staff at Wprking Abroad, providing everything we needed to smoothly get from London to the base in Ojochal, Costa Rica. The project and time spend in costa rica was the best experience of my life and would thoroughly recommend using Working Abroad to find an adventure somewhere in the world.

Lucy Parker

31 Jul 2019

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I volunteered last year, through Working Abroad, with a large cat sanctuary in South Africa called Panthera. Working Abroad were very helpful and supportive from the start. Staying and working...Read more

I volunteered last year, through Working Abroad, with a large cat sanctuary in South Africa called Panthera. Working Abroad were very helpful and supportive from the start. Staying and working at Panthera was an experience never to forget. I fell in love with the country the people I met and worked with, and of course the beautiful animals. They all had a story, mostly sad existences,but coming to Panthera was life changing for every animal. Panthera, with the help of volunteers, made life for the animals healthy, comfortable and happy, that was evident. They are encouraged to be as wild as possible . Being a volunteer gave me a great sense of being able to help these animals that had previously been badly treated. The work was varied, sometimes tough and sometimes a shock to the system! I never knew a lion could poo so much, all to be cleaned up! A great way to learn about wildlife and another country and its people. Try it, you won't be disappointed. Thanks Working Abroad!

Robert

10 Jul 2019

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I loved my time in Namibia and Wildlife Sanctuary. I felt like on safari 24h a day, each day was different from feeding cheetahs, hiking or working with amazing bushmen...Read more

I loved my time in Namibia and Wildlife Sanctuary. I felt like on safari 24h a day, each day was different from feeding cheetahs, hiking or working with amazing bushmen children at the local school. It must be one of my best trips ever.