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Inspiring stories and best practices about international volunteering - and how it's solving the talent gap.

Experteering with a school

People Make the Place – Experteering Story of the Month with Erin Dowd

This past week we had the pleasure of speaking with Erin Dowd who just returned from a 2 1/2 month Experteering trip in India with Vanavil Trust, a school expanding its curriculum and adding a computer lab. As with our other stories, not only do these conversations expose some valuable insight about what it’s like to be […]

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The Shockingly High Value of Volunteering

If volunteers were a country, they would be the 9th largest. A report from Johns Hopkins shows that 140 Million people volunteer annually. If that was a country (let’s call it Volunteer Land), it would be just behind Russia in terms of population. The value of all these volunteers is pretty staggering… The Johns Hopkins […]

Ebanx in Brazil

Partner Spotlight with Ebanx — Helping High-impact Entrepreneurs Create Jobs

Every month, we feature one of our partners that is working on exciting challenges and creating local jobs in the process. This month, we’re excited to highlight Ebanx, an award-winning, rapidly growing enterprise based in Curitiba, Brazil. It was founded in 2012 by its current CEO Alphonse Voigt and a small group of associates.  In 2013, we connected […]