Best Volunteer Reviews 2017

Volunteer Name: Brynna Boettcher
Project Location: Bulenga, Uganda         
Volunteered At: Orphanage, School, Community work

What was your favorite memory of this trip? My favorite student fell asleep on my lap at school one day.

What was the most difficult thing you experienced?   Homesickness. Phyiscal sickness and seeing kids in my class sick.

What was the one thing you wished you were better prepared for?  Food and internet.  Internet is dial up, now like home. Smart phones did not work.

Any tips for future volunteers… (clothing, travel, personal items, donations, sightseeing etc)  
Pack snacks and other none perishable food like canned chicken/tuna, mac and cheese, oatmeal and mayonnaise.

How would you describe/rate your experience working with the ABV staff  in the USA?
Good.  Sarah is incredibly helpful at preparing you for the trip.

How was the local ABV Director and the support provided in-country?
Derrick is so helpful and attentive. Shalarah takes great care of everyone's needs.

Personal Paragraph (ABV Program Testimonial): My trip here was great!  Go to Uganda, it is an amazing place

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

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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