Painting Signs for a School in Jaipur

Painting Signs for a School in Jaipur: Construction Volunteer Experience in India

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Jakob and Aiden from Norway went to India as construction volunteers, in order to paint signs for a school in Jaipur. They say, they enjoy their stay, it is very hot and they wanted to explore life in India. Both were painting signs for the school, also with the contact information to bring around the […]

Women Empowerment in Ethiopia

Women Empowerment in Ethiopia: Volunteer Work with the Female Students at the Hostel

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If you want to stand up for Women’s rights, volunteer on women empowerment in Ethiopia with Iko Poran! Volunteer on women’s empowerment in Ethiopia with Iko Poran! You will be teaching life-skills and English to the hostel female students, to allow for them to grow personally and professionally. You will make it easier for the […]

Don't let the News fool you - Life changing experience with capoeira in Rio de Janeiro

Don’t let the News fool you – Brazil is one of the most Beautiful Countries!

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Despite all the terrible news spread out by the mainstream media about Brazil, Nathab from USA participated in the capoeira class of a blind teacher in Rio de Janeiro. It turned out to be a life changing experience. As he puts it:  “Don’t let the news fool you – Brazil is one of the most beautiful countries […]

Visual Arts and Photography in Ethiopia

Teaching Visual Arts to Students in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

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By working as a volunteer on the visual arts project in Addis Ababa, you can pave the way for your students to learn about the visual arts. With you they will both develop their own creativity and learn the techniques of photography, drawing and sculpture. You will empower students technically and artistically, and thus improve […]

Amazon Community

Save an Amazon Community in Ecuador: The People were Beyond Amazing!

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Sam and his girlfriend went to  Ecuador, to save an Amazon Community, and found the people were beyond amazing: So my girlfriend and I spent a week and a few days in a little village called Las Tolas. The people there were beyond amazing! They were happy, supportive and generally loved life. They were such […]

Sangeetha Agara Canada from Canada as a kindergarden teacher in Cusco

Kindergarten Teacher in an Amazonian Village close to Iquitos, Peru

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Eduarda traveled to a small village in the Peruvian Amazon and worked as a kindergarden teacher. Read her testimonial here, and find above the photo of Sangeetha Agara from Canada, who was working with children in Cusco! I traveled by Iko Poran to Iquitos Peru on March of this year. I volunteered there for one […]

English Teacher in a Buddhist Monastery, Kathmandu

English teacher in a Buddhist Monastery and more Adventures

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When Elpidio from USA first learned about Iko Poran during a stay in South America, he signed up to volunteer as English teacher in a Buddhist Monastery in Kathmandu. But the uplifting experience with the young monks was just the beginning of more exciting travel adventures and volunteer experiences! I was in South America December […]

Women's Empowerment Project India

Iko Poran Women’s Empowerment Project India – AMAZING EXPERIENCE!

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I highly recommend Iko Poran’s Women’s Empowerment project in India! Every level of it was perfectly organized from the first email with owner Felipe to my conclusion! India can be a crazy, chaotic place, but I always felt completely safe. The on-site NGO program directors are in constant communications with you ensuring you have everything […]

Fundraising: Claire bought new shoes for the boys and girls at the school in Jaipur

Fundraising: How Claire Revolutionized the School in Jaipur

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Claire from USA did not only work as a volunteer on women empowerment, but also set up a fundraising plan, to buy new shoes and more for the boys and girls at a school in a slum of Jaipur, India. She was happy, when she discovered, how the women loved to learn sewing with the […]

Beautiful testimony from Paulina in Rio de Janeiro

Beautiful testimony from Paulina in Rio de Janeiro!

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Paulina has sent us this beautiful testimony about her volunteer work in Rio de Janeiro. During her time in Salgueiro, a pacified community in Zona Norte of Rio, she has been working in the ecological garden of the community. At the same time she was caring for children at the local school, and enjoyed playing […]