Third Time Volunteering Abroad with Venture 2 Impact in February of 2017. I’m going to tell you why I keep volunteering abroad with Venture 2 Impact Three years ago, I’d
The Journey After several months of preparation, the day of departure arrived. I couldn’t believe I was actually going to volunteer in the kind of place I had only ever
I learned about Venture 2 Impact after my husband, Ryan, went to Uganda on a volunteer trip three years ago. He returned with many stories to tell. It sounded like
Every snap of my camera produced a picture worthy of a postcard. When I first learned about Venture2Impact’s plans to visit the islands of Batam Riau, Indonesia to explore the
When project manager Kailynn went to Indonesia to volunteer with Venture 2 Impact, she was excited about her opportunity to change the world. Little did she realize how profoundly and
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Our family has seen various levels of poverty during our travels. To help combat poverty we mostly made donations in the past. More recently, I’ve volunteered at our local community school and my husband joined the board for a high school in a vulnerable community. As our sense of the importance of community increased over the years, we have become more interested in contributing our time, in a meaningful way.
I had long thought about ways to give back to the broader community when I stumbled across Venture 2 Impact for the first time. In all my attempts to try and find a way to give back I was struggling with finding something where I felt I could really contribute uniquely with my specific skill set in a way that seemed sustainable to the community I was trying to help.
“I’ve volunteered with V2I four times, and they have all been incredible experiences. In particular though, my most recent volunteer trip to India was especially impactful . . .”