volunteer Testimonials

  • Kelly

    Rwanda
    Our experience with Love Volunteers and their local team in Rwanda was awesome! My daughter and I helped set up a preschool which was really...
  • Cornelia

    Galapagos Islands
    I just returned from an amazing volunteering trip to the Galapagos Islands. I got the chance to support the local school with English classes and...
  • Marco

    Sri Lanka
    The idea to be volunteering alone in Badulla, Sri Lanka at first was a bit scary: I was sure it would have been a great experience, a story to tell,...
  • Leah

    Uganda
    The volunteer placement is amazing. I am in the clinic at Canaan Children's Transit Center in Buziika. Although I've only been here a week,...
  • Surabhi

    Palestine
    My time in Nablus, Palestine, though short, was extremely pleasant and went very smoothly. All the people I worked with were very easy going and co-...
  • Cindi

    Ecuador
    I spent 9 weeks in total in Ecuador, 2 weeks in Quito for Spanish lessons and the 7 weeks teaching English on Isabela Island in the...
  • Leah

    Uganda
    Uganda was incredible... really really amazing. Words don't describe it actually! Working in the emergency clinic has...
  • Laura

    Costa Rica
    An amazing experience looking after and releasing baby turtles into the Pacific Ocean. Montezuma is a beautiful remote location on the coast of Costa...
  • Stephen

    India
    Working on the Street Children project in Delhi with kids who lack any material advantages but were the most joyful humans I have ever met ...
  • Jessica

    South Africa
    Dear Future Volunteer It wasn't too long ago that I was the one scavenging the internet to find all the little scraps of information needed...
  • Olivia

    Sri Lanka
    Volunteering in Sri Lanka has been one of the most rewarding experiences. I chose to participate in several projects throughout Galle and Badulla. I...
  • Eduardo

    Bosnia
    It has been a great experience colaborating with Love Volunteers partner in Brcko, in Bosnia and Herzegovina, home of a project aimed to bring kids...
  • Kaye

    Laos - NEW!
    Well I’m back from Laos, and what an amazing experience it was – just as you said it would be. I really had no idea what to expect.. and...
  • Ashley

    Vietnam
    The program center was called a foster home for disabled children, however in my home country foster home often refers to orphans, but most children...
  • Severin

    Tanzania
    My three weeks in Arusha was some of the most amazing time of my life. Staying at the volunteer hostel was a blast, the people, the hostel and the...
  • Selina

    Thailand
    My time in Chiang Mai has allowed me to experience so much more than I could have ever anticipated. I remember getting on my plane to Thailand with...
  • Claudia

    Costa Rica
    Dear future volunteer,My 3 weeks in Costa Rica were extraordinary, an experience that will always stay in my heart. This was the first time I...
  • Seth

    Peru
    My trip to Cusco to be a part of the Children with Disabilities program was amazing. It was a privilege to be a part of the community and be...
  • Fernando

    Nepal
    My adventure in Nepal had to be one of the most enriching experiences I have encountered in my life. Nepal is a country rich in culture and breath-...
  • Amanda

    Australia
    Rikki and I just returned from our traveling. I would like to start off by saying we had a wonderful time volunteering with Trish. We loved working...
  • Settbon Family

    Moldova
    Volunteering as a family has been a wonderful experience. Each of us has been able to play an active part through music, art and debates. The people...
  • Madison

    Kenya
    I arrived in Kenya really late at night, and after all the bad things I’d heard you can imagine how I was feeling and what I was thinking. But...
  • Marilyn

    Ecuador
    Living and volunteering in Quito was an enlightening and invigorating privilege.  I worked at the Angels’ Home Daycare Center for children...
  • Eva

    Cambodia
    My volunteer experience continued in the north of Cambodia, this time I was volunteering in Siem Reap teaching English. My time volunteering was the...
  • Jaroslava

    Ecuador
    I am glad that you are thinking about joining the Love Volunteers team as they are everything that you are looking for. If you are looking for a...
  • Jo

    Bolivia
    I thoroughly enjoyed my time in Bolivia with Love Volunteers and their local partner. They are a fantastic organization; so welcoming, professional,...
  • Evan

    Bosnia
    When began my volunteering experience, Bosnia and Herzegovina was a country I previously had little knowledge of. The times I would inquire with...
  • Jessica

    Argentina
    Hello future volunteers! If you are looking to gain more clinical experience while perfecting your Spanish, then this program is definitely...
  • Kimberly

    Palestine
    I am not sure where to begin when attempting to describe my time spent in Palestine, it was an indescribable experience that I recommend to anyone...
  • Alejandro

    Vietnam
    Volunteering and traveling are two of my priorities at the moment. Love volunteers was the perfect solution as it allowed me to volunteer in...
  • Sheau Ai-Yin

    Vietnam
    Overall, I am truly satisfied with my second volunteering trip to Vietnam. I managed to catch up with the staffs and the children in the orphanage...
  • Sheau Ai-Yin

    Vietnam
    Overall, I am truly satisfied with my second volunteering trip to Vietnam. I managed to catch up with the staffs and the children in the orphanage...
  • Michal

    Ukraine
    I went to the Cherkasy Orphanage for 2 and half weeks it was a wonderful experience. I wanted to get involved as much as possible in activities and...
  • Eva

    Cambodia
    My amazing experience in Cambodia! One of my dreams was to do volunteering abroad, so finally this July I could achieve it! When I found the NGO...
  • Judith

    Kenya
    My time in Kenya has run out so fast, this has been a very deep and emotional project in which I was supposed to be the teacher but it has been the...
  • Wednesday

    Costa Rica
    I just recently returned from my trip to Costa Rica and I had an amazing time! I volunteered at the animal rescue center for one week, I wish I was...
  • Paolina

    Albania
     I volunteered at Help the Life Association in Tirana, Albania. I specifically worked with autistic children. I was able to switch classes every...
  • Sandra

    Uganda
    I had an amazing 4 weeks volunteering at the health center in Ngora, Uganda. My time in Uganda was ingredible and I was able to gain a lot of...
  • Stephanie

    South Africa
    My time in South Africa was phenomenal. I participated in the 6 week clinical volunteer project and was able to help the patients in a way that you...
  • Jessica

    Costa Rica
    I had an incredible time volunteering with LV in Montezuma.  Everyone I worked with was incredible and all of the people in the town were so...
  • Alexa

    Peru
    Volunteering in Peru for 3.5 months was one of the most intimidating but best decisions I’ve ever made. Cusco surpassed my expectations in many...
  • Rolph

    Sri Lanka
    Being new to the whole volunteering experience, I was nervous at first at how I could contribute and help. The warm greetings at the volunteer center...
  • Samantha

    Bosnia
    I am so thankful to Love Volunteers for facilitating the best volunteer experience I could have hoped for. I volunteered with a local NGO in Bosnia...
  • Dr Raymon Noble

    Zambia
    As an internal medicine physician, I was not quite prepared for my reception at Yeta Hospital in Sesheke, Zambia. This is a 100 bed hospital and...
  • Christine

    Ghana
    A few months ago, I took a blind leap, not knowing what to expect, and signed up to volunteer in Ghana for 2 months. I had never volunteered overseas...
  • Andrew

    Guatemala
    Back in undergrad I knew I wanted to participate in a volunteer service program abroad following graduation.  Given the circumstances...
  • Kevin

    Nepal
    After arriving in Nepal two weeks ago, I have spent the last eight days at my placement at Deeya Shree English School in Bhaktapur. The first task...
  • Amie

    Sri Lanka
    Being my first time doing anything like this, I was fairly clueless when I started my program as to what was in store for me. I was very nervous as...
  • Josette

    Zambia
    It was only two weeks that we spent in the village of Mwandi, Zambia but it is two weeks that will always stay with me.During this time, I learned so...
  • Courtney

    Zambia
    The experiences and memories from Zambia will always be close to my heart. This program has a flexible schedule, which made it easy for me to visit...
  • Devon

    Malawi
    I had a wonderful time in Malawi - my work teaching children was really eye-opening and Love Volunteers made sure I was well-informed about my...
  • Sangeet

    Cambodia
    Hello fellow travellers, future travellers and everybody else. I am Sangy, I’m from England and I'm 28. So here I am in Cambodia, Siem Reap...
  • Jessica

    Thailand
    My name is Jessica. I'm 27 and from Miami, Florida!When I was first presented with the opportunity to come to Thailand, I gave myself thousands...
  • Laura

    Zambia
    My time in Mwandi Zambia was an incredible experience that I would recommend to anyone wanting to make a real difference in a rural African village....
  • Nishita

    Bolivia
    This program is amazing! I feel like I contributed to the organization in a positive way and made wonderful relationships with the fellow volunteers...
  • Emma de Leeuw

    Bosnia
    A life changing experience!I was 21 when I chose to volunteer in Bosnia. Having been before to Bosnia-Herzegovina I had noticed that meeting people...
  • Anthony

    Zambia
    Yep, we're back in Oz now and getting back to 'normal' life. Apologies for not getting back sooner. The internet in Mwandi wasn't too...
  • Jirapat

    Nepal
    Training in Madhayapur Hospital (Bhaktapur, Nepal) allowed me to jump into a real medical experience. All the doctors and...
  • Emma

    Uganda
    Over my winter break I spent 3 weeks in Uganda working as a Love Volunteer at a small hospital in Ngora, Uganda. The time I spent there was an...
  • Barry

    Bangladesh
    I just arrived home from my trip to Bangladesh and I really wish to thank you for the great experience. I am very impressed with the program.In the...