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Volunteering and Voluntourism: The Good, The Bad, and The Questions You Should Ask

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As we rounded a busy Port-au-Prince street corner on our way to the southern coast of Haiti, I checked my messages and noticed a Tweet from one of our readers, a young woman:@umarket I’m planning a trip to Haiti to help at an orphanage. Do you feel safe? Sort of worried. Would be nice to hear from someone there!On all accounts I was in a position to respond, but I turned to Cyril, our Haitian guide, and asked, “What do you think?” “I would advise her to be very caref… Continue Reading

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