Volunteer Name: Travis Ingrodi
Project Location: Belize
Program Dates: July 26 – August 1, 2015
Volunteered at: orphanage

My Favorite Memory: Shoring time with the kids. Kylon and Kelsey were a lot of fun.

I was surprised that…. How organized and disciplined the children are!

The most difficult thing I experienced was….. The heat

My best received lesson….. The orphanage is a very special and unique place that has given me a better appreciation and perspective of life!

Tip for future volunteers…..   
Remain flexible, bring bug spray and drink lots of water

Personal paragraph (Testimonial):
The older boys were wonderful as well. Jaden, Delroy and Dean were great to spend time with and will grow up to be strong men!

How would you rate your experience working with the ABV staff, both in the USA and in country?       
Extremely high and a very positive experience.

How would you describe your accommodation (i.e.: host family, on-site, shared housing etc.)
Adequate, met all my needs

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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