Best Volunteer Reviews 2017

Volunteer Name: Charli Rose Salter
Location: Honduras, La Ceiba
Program:  Children Program

Please tell us your full name, where are you from, what do you do or study?
My name is Charlie – Rose Salter, I’m from Wisconsin in the United States, and I’m currently a high school student.

Why did you choose Honduras –La Ceiba and what program are you doing and for how long?
I chose Honduras because I have been to Honduras in previous summers and because the description of the city and beach sounded like a good fit for me. I had 4 weeks stay in La Ceiba.

Why did you choose A Broader View and how did you find them?
I found A Broader View on Facebook, I chose this program because it was very flexible and organized.

How was your experience at the (, public school etc) program?
My experience at the Day Care was great. I had a lot of fun with the kids and the teachers. I also enjoyed practicing my Spanish with everyone.

How were your accommodation, host family and meals?
My accommodations were great, the host family was very helpful. The food was delicious. I really enjoyed staying with the host family.

How was the service of the local A broader view Coordinator and staff?
Good, very helpful. Whenever I needed help I new I had it. I felt very safe and secure.

Can you give tips for future volunteers on what to bring as donations for the program?
I would recommend future volunteers to bring pencils, erasers and books.

Any tips on what tours to do on the weekends for the new volunteers?
I didn’t go on tours but I went to Tela, Rio Maria, and the beach. I recommend to go see a lot, even if its just relaxing on the beach or walking through the market or city.

What did surprise you must about the program, city, the experience in general?
I was surprised by how flexible and fun the program was. I had perfect amount of free time to go see Ceiba and also spend time with the host family and other volunteers.

How was the service of A Broader View US office before traveling to Honduras?
Great, they were very helpful for answering my questions and helping to plan my trip.

Would you recommend A broader view to other volunteers?
Yes, A Broader View is a good program for all ages, it is very beneficial

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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