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    Kitale School Uganda

    Kitale, Uganda

    A community-initiated school in a rural village 100km outside of Kampala, this school was founded in 2005 with the help of locals to provide a future for the children. Long-term volunteers are welcomed to teach English, alongside other skills, at the school.

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    KZVTC is a school for adult migrant workers and other young adults with a focus on quality teaching of language and computer skills. Several levels of English, Thai, Burmese and computer skills are offered. Students are offered job skills training with other partners to prepare our students for the workplace. KZVTC provides a safe and creative environment for the sharing of ideas and knowledge to empower the Burmese community, regardless of an individual’s ethnicity, religion, race or gender. Volunteers are required to teach English, help edit and write reports, and help with fundraising activities.

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    Under $200

    La Esperanza Granada

    Granada, Nicaragua

    La Esperanza Granada is a volunteer group focused on children’s education. The organization reaches more than 2,000 children in poverty-stricken areas, and focuses on trying to help in non-invasive ways by working directly with local schools, teachers, and parents to meet educational needs. Programs run in the school system and involve assisting teachers, tutoring small children, running sports programs, teaching English, and stimulating an interest in learning.

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    Langtang Children’s Home is a fully non-profit organization dependent upon donations and the help of volunteers. The home cares for children who are orphaned, differently-abled and whose parents are unable to take care of them financially.

    They welcome regular volunteers from all over the world and are able to provide accommodation and meals in return for a small contribution.

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    Learn for Life Society

    Central India

    Learn for Life Society’s aim is to provide basic education to children from a poor background in Varanasi, India. In this way they may escape the cycle of poverty through their own strength and take their lives into their own hands.

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    Libros Para Pueblos

    Oaxaca City, Mexico

    Libros Para Pueblos works with rural communities in Oaxaca State to found a library and provide reading material. The organization works on a model of co-investment — the towns must help fund the library and provide support for the programs. Volunteer needs change, but most of the work is about literacy, books, and organizing the various parts of the organization.

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    Under $200

    The Light and Leadership Initiative works with the community of Huaycan to bring quality education and empowerment to women and children in the area. The organization was founded in 2008, and has continued to grow in the community-reaching more children, empowering more women, and continuing to spread a love of reading and learning in several classrooms across Huaycan.

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    Little 4 A Lot

    Eldoret, Kenya

    UPDATE: This Volunteer Opportunity is Full and Not Accepting Volunteers (2016): A Little 4 A Lot helps women and girls who have recently undergone surgical repair for obstetric fistulas return to school or receive vocational skills training.

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    Under $200

    Long Way Home

    Outside Antigua, Guatemala

    Long Way Home is working to build self-sustainable schools that focus on promoting education, employment, and the environment. They are currently building a school in rural Guatemala that is functioning as a primary school; and as they continue building they need construction and education volunteers.

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    Lubasi Home

    Livingstone, Zambia, Africa

    Lubasi Home provides residential care for orphans and vulnerable children who have no family to look after them. Most of them have been orphaned as a result of the AIDS pandemic, which affects about 30% of adults in Livingstone and the Home aims to care for them until they are able to sustain themselves or are taken into families.