Volunteer Name: Allison Taylor & Cameron MacKenzie
Project Location: Belize
Program Dates: Feb 14 - Feb 21, 2013
Volunteered At: Orphanage

Allison & Cameron Volunteers in Belize

How would you describe/rate your experience working with the ABV staff in the USA?
Really well. They were awesome. Sarah is great with answering emails and questions.
What was your favorite memory of this trip? PLaying with the kids, helping them with their needs. Painting the courts and walls, playing with the kids.

What was the most difficult thing you experienced? Adjusting to living at the orphanage. leaving the children after only one week.

Allison & Cameron Volunteers in Belize

What was the best thing you learned about yourself? Appreciate all you have, work hard. Even a short amount of time is enough to make a difference in the lives of the children.

Any tips for future volunteers… (clothing, travel, personal items, donations, sightseeing etc)
Bug spray! Comfy shoes, tupperware, light clothing.

Personal Paragraph (ABV Program Testimonial):
Allison- I enjoyed this program a lot. I’ve learn quite a bit in a short time and I would love to do it again.

Cameron – I really enjoyed the experience and how I have made an impact on the kids. I can’t wait to come back. Thanks to all the staff!

Allison & Cameron Volunteers in Belize

Are you willing to speak to other potential ABV volunteers? Yes.

A Broader View Volunteer (ABV)  allows every traveler to choose their own program start date. This means you can arrive on any flight, any day of the week. Since ABV program fees are 100% tax deductible* we encourage you to fund raise. ABV offers advice and assistance with flight planning, affordable travel insurance, as well as procuring a visa, if necessary. Our ABV staff is available to any your questions. Contact us by email, through the on-line chat feature on our website or call us toll free at 866-423-3258.


Volunteer Registration Fee – ongoing support from ABV staff, program marketing costs, information pack, administration costs, ABV donation Fund, travel costs to inspect programs and communication costs with volunteers.

Volunteer Program Fee – ABV donation fund, airport pick-up, orientation, program supervision, accommodation and meals during volunteer program period, in-country 24/7 volunteer support and in-country administration costs. As a US Non-Profit Charity Organization all your fees are tax deductible and you can fundraise from our website to pay for the fees.

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