Best Volunteer Reviews 2017

Volunteer Name: Erica Ann Shecter
Location: Honduras La Ceiba
Program: Childcare + Hospital

Please tell us your full name, where are you from , what do you do or study?
I studied biology. I am from Michigan.

Why did you chose Honduras – La Ceiba and what program are you doing and for how long?
I chose Honduras because it is so mysterious. I helped out in childrencare for 3 weeks and Hospital for one week.

How was your Spanish Immersion program?
Great, my Spanish pronunciation and knowledge has increased a lot.

Why did you choose A Broader View and how did you find them?
I chose A Broader View because it had great reviews online, and a lot of different volunteering opportunities.

How was your experience at the (orphanage, and Hospital… etc) program?
It was a wonderful learning experience I wouldn’t trade it for anything. I will miss the children, teachers, and the workers in the hospital.

How were your accommodation, host family and meals?
In my opinión, pretty luxurious. My room is big. The family is a lot of fun and welcoming. The meals were excellent, and I hope to try to make some of it in the States.

How was the service of the local Abroaderview Coordinator and staff?
Great! They made sure I was happy and responded quickly to any questions.

Can you give tips for future volunteers on what to bring as donations for the program?
For the childrencare program, I recommend donating books, school supplies, plastic cups, bowls, plates and silverware.
Fort he achives program at the hospital, I recommend donating office supplies.

Any tips on what tours to do on the weekends for the new volunteers?

  • Pico Bonito
  • Copan Ruins
  • Cayos Cochinos
  • Laguna de Cacao
  • Sambo Creek

What did surprise you must about the program, city, the experience in general?
In spite of the bad press, the people here are extremely friendly. Also, the ecotourism exceeded my expectations. It was so much fun!

How was the service of A Broader View US office before traveling to Honduras?
It was perfect. Everything I needed to know and submit was made clear. They made sure I had everything in order.

Would you recommend Abroaderview to the other volunteers?

Thank you for volunteering with A Broader View Honduras, have a safe trip home and we hope to see you back very son…..

Money Matters

A Broader View Volunteers work tirelessly year round to support our volunteers, and also to serve the local communities where ABV projects are based. As a tax-exempt 501 c(3) organization A Broader View receive 100% of our funding from volunteer contributions. Through your program fee contribution our non-profit charity organization can operate beneficial humanitarian aid programs which are successful and continuous supported year round.

Local, professional full-time coordinators, placement logistics, airport pick up and departure transportation, arrival orientation, food & local accommodations, are a major part of providing a safe, meaningful volunteer experience. When you join A Broader View, you will receive pre-trip visa and vaccination support, assistance with flights, fundraising planning, through our interactive online volunteer portal. Our local partners not only benefit from volunteers valuable contributions at the project, they benefit financially with year-round monetary support from A Broader View. In the last decade A Broader View has donated over 3.5 million dollars in international aid.

By joining A Broader View you are not only helping to make a difference during your own trip, your impact will last even after you go home.

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