Kigali, Rwanda, Africa
Heaven features international fusion cuisine and the restaurant invests energy in training and supporting Rwanda’s tourism industry. The restaurant, though initiated and run by a foreigner employs local Rwandans the vast majority of work. Additionally, Rwandan craftspeople painstakingly produced everything in the restaurant, from the chairs and tables to the artwork on the walls.
Visiting chefs from other countries are able to volunteer their time at the restaurant and teach the Rwandan chefs new dishes and recipes.
Additionally, there are opportunities for restaurant managers and longer-term chefs.
Helping Overcome Obstacles Peru (HOOP) works with the impoverished people in the Flora Tristan community. Flora Tristan is a shanty town located on the outskirts of Arequipa composed of haphazardly constructed shacks which lack basic services, such as electricity or running water.
HOOPs current priorities are developing the Flora Tristan community by using strategic educational programs through which community members of all ages can advance their education, health, self-confidence and better their quality of life.
El Porvenir, Atlántida, Honduras
Honduras Child Alliance is a volunteer based group working collectively with Honduran community members to improve the lives and opportunities of children in Honduras through education and health programs in El Porvenir, Atlántida.
Hope Link is a non-profit with aim to provide support for vulnerable communities near Rusinga Island, outside of Kisumu. Volunteers are invited to support capacity building efforts in the region, as well as health and wellness training.
Distrito Montezuma, Mexico City, Mexico
Somos un grupo de artistas y viajeros enfocados en crear proyectos artísticos y ecológicos centrados en la mejora social.
Hospedamos a viajeros de todo el mundo ofreciendo los mejores servicios. Somos muchos más que un hostal.
En Punto DF buscamos una manera distinta de vivir y de viajar.
We are a group of artists and travelers focused on creating artistic and ecological projects center on the social improvement.
We host travelers from all over the world giving the best service we can. We are much more than a hostel.
In Punto DF we seek a new way of living and traveling.
Human IS Right works for the promotion of the rights of the less privileged in Cameroon through two main projects which are the Prisoners Rights Project and Supporting Gender Equality in Rural Cameroon Project. By these two projects, Human IS Right empowers women and provides free legal aid to pre-trial detainees in the Buea prison.
Indigenous Education Foundation of Tanzania (IEFT) is a collaboration between the community and the volunteers with the mission of providing quality and affordable education to the less privileged students of Tanzania, East Africa. The Orkeeswa Secondary School located in North Tanzania’s Arusha Region has provided Tanzanian students the opportunity to receive secondary education in order to equip them with the necessary knowledge and skills to live a life that is filled with optimism, empowerment and the opportunity to make a difference.
The Irise is organization dedicated to addressing inadequate menstrual hygiene management in Uganda. This issue is a driver of gender inequality and disempowerment, and impacts disadvantaged women and girls’ ability to make good decisions about their reproductive health. Irise uses a replicable and evidence-based model for delivering reusable sanitary pads and education to marginalized girls in Uganda.
Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica
The Jaguar Rescue Center, located in Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica, is a non-profit organization that works on rescue and rehabilitation of wild animals and their release into the wild. The main work for volunteers at the Jaguar rescue Center is maintenance of the center and its animals, gardening, laundry, kitchen, feeding and enrichment for animals, special cares for some of them (such as anteaters, monkeys, sloths, and birds), and helping and collaborating with the daily tours.
Mae Hong Son, Thailand
Karenni Social Development Center aims to educate post-10 Karenni students in human rights, social change, environment, law, gender issues, and English. This small community based organization helps people from Karenni State, Burma and its goal is to protect the environment and promote human rights.