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Orphanage tourism and volunteering

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Orphanage tourism Just the phrase sends shivers down your spine. What has tourism got to do with orphanages? In many countries quite a lot! On my second visit to West Africa, back in 2007, I went on an organised tour which included visiting an orphanage. I loved it, lots of doe-eyed little children to photograph, but would we allow herds of people into to our orphanages here in the UK, all clicking away with their cameras? Of course not! So why is it OK to do this in any other country? I hold my… Continue Reading

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