6 vacation spots to satisfy your inner philanthropist
Take a volunteer vacation that satisfies more than just your wanderlust.
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Children’s Health Project in St. Lucia
This Caribbean island in the West Indies is one of the world’s gems. But all that beauty also hides poverty, malnutrition and disease – a detriment to children’s brain development. Global Volunteers gives you the chance to change kids’ lives by participating in a demonstration project in Anse la Raye on the island’s western coast. You’ll work with community leaders, helping kids reach their full potential by boosting access to good nutrition, health care and education.
Length: 1-week or 2-week trips
Accommodations: Double-occupancy rooms at The Lucian House, a guest facility near Anse la Raye
Approximate Price: $2,695 for 1 week; $2,895 for 2 weeks
Website: Global Volunteers