Cultural immersion journeys and overseas adventure travel has never been easier. For over 15 years, A Broader View has crafted top-notch international volunteer service trips worldwide. Our programs allow for a life-changing travel experience. We created trips that reflect how we love to travel with culturally immersive activities, local homestays/guesthouses and a commitment to support the local community. Since starting ABV our focus is and remains supporting community projects which promote income equality, education, animal conservation and more.
A Broader View has a dedicated workforce that hails from more than 32 countries around the world. Our unique mix of culturally sensitive professionals are truly motivated to ensure ABV volunteers make a lasting impact while abroad. Unlike many other volunteer travel agencies, ABV is a not-for-profit charity organization with tax deductible program costs.
Our travelers choose from over +345 social, medical and conservation-based programs that last between one week to three months. Our volunteer projects are located throughout Central America, South America, Africa and Asia.
Volunteer Argentina, is the last country in South America, with a length of 3800km and almost 45 million inhabitants. It borders Uruguay, Paraguay, Brazil, Chile and Bolivia and the Atlantic Ocean to the east. It is divided into 24 provinces, each having its particular characteristics.
Volunteer in Honduras with A Broader View Volunteers, our highly rated non-profit charity organization. The volunteer programs are based in the coastal city of La Ceiba. Volunteers can choose between 9 programs options available in La Ceiba Honduras.
You can Volunteer in Belize with A Broader View Volunteers, our highly rated non-profit charity organization. The volunteer program is based in a residential area located 25 minutes from downtown Belize City. Volunteers can work at the orphanage support project year-round, and placement last between 1 o 8 weeks in length.
Bolivia is landlocked country in the central-western region of South America. Stretching from the Amazon region to the majestic Andes mountains, Bolivia has a wide range of breathtaking landscapes including ancient Inca trails, salt pans, mountains and volcanic peaks.
Volunteer in Cambodia, For many years the Kingdom of Cambodia was off major tourist radars however today it has become a popular destination for all sorts of travelers. With ancient temples like Angkor Wat, the country has its fair share of tourists especially in and around Siem Reap. While others are drawn to the white beaches of Sihoukville or near Kep.
Volunteer in Cameroon, is a safe Central African Republic bordered to the west by the Gulf of Guinea. One of the most diverse countries in Africa, Cameroon is often referred to as "Africa in miniature". Cameroon has everything you would expect from the African continent; tropical rainforests, deserted golden beaches, great expanses of desert, vast lakes and savannah, and volcanic mountains in-between.
Mission Trips Chile with A Broader View Volunteers, our highly rated non-profit charity organization. The volunteer programs are based in the coastal city of La Serena. Volunteers can choose between 4 programs options available in La Serena Chile.
Volunteer in China is the cultural center of East Asia: its social riches and 5,000 years of turbulent history place it among the world’s greatest travel destinations. The Great Wall, X’ian’s Terracotta Army, the Forbidden Palace and Tiananmen Square: the very names ring of history and legend.
Volunteer in Colombia with A Broader View Volunteers, our highly rated non-profit charity organization. The volunteer programs are based in the coastal city of Cartagena. Volunteers can choose between 7 programs options available throughout Cartagena Colombia.
Volunteer in Costa Rica with A Broader View Volunteers, our highly rated non-profit charity organization. Volunteer placements are located throughout Costa Rica, mainly in the cities of San Jose and Escazu as well as on the Pacific and Atlantic coastal regions. Volunteers can choose between 19 programs options throughout in Costa Rica.
Volunteer in Ecuador with A Broader View Volunteers, our highly rated non-profit charity organization. Volunteer placements are located throughout Ecuador, the majority located in Quito, and on the Galapagos Islands. Volunteer can choose between +30 programs options available throughout Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands.
Egypt, a country linking northeast Africa with the Middle East, dates to the time of the pharaohs. Millennia-old monuments sit along the fertile Nile River Valley, including Giza's colossal Pyramids and Great Sphinx as well as Luxor's hieroglyph-lined Karnak Temple and Valley of the Kings tombs. The capital, Cairo, is home to Ottoman landmarks like Muhammad Ali Mosque and the Egyptian Museum, a trove of antiquities.
After 12 years of civil war, hurricanes, and earthquakes in the 80s and 90s, the population of El Salvador is trying to recover from the tragedy. The division of the social classes is very evident, where learning English and computer skills in the younger population can make a big difference in their future. Another way to see this social class division in El Salvador is the discrimination in the provision of basic services such as health and care of all the population, but the most in elderly people. It is easy to find a lot of nursing homes in El Salvador operating almost without any resource, leaving the elderly in abandonment with poor nutrition and health.
Volunteer in Ghana is a safe, stable West African nation know to have the friendliest people in Africa. Vibrant traditional festivals full of pomp and pageantry can still be seen and heard throughout the country. Traditional open markets provide the sounds and sights of the African bazaar. has a diverse natural heritage which is rich in dense tropical rainforests, unique eco-systems, crocodile ponds, coastal wetlands, botanical gardens and the world largest manmade lake, Lake Volta.
Volunteer in Guatemala with A Broader View Volunteers, our highly rated non-profit charity organization. Volunteer placements are located throughout Guatemala, mainly in the cities of Quetzaltenango, Alotenango and Antigua. Volunteers can choose between 12 programs options throughout in Guatemala.
Volunteers in India support in India has helped hundreds of woman and children in Jaipur, Pushkar and Udaipur, where the ABV volunteer programs are located. By participating in one of our volunteer programs, you will support life-changing improvements in slum areas and areas in need in the field of medicine, animal rights, women & female adolescent empowerment and education.
Volunteering in Kenya When most people think of Kenya, they think of world famous wilderness reserves and safari vacations – but there is so much more. Kenya is home to over 50 different ethnic tribes, all with their own languages, cultures and customs. Regarded by many as the 'jewel of East Africa', Kenya also has some of Africa’s best beaches, scenic countryside and a developed tourist infrastructure.
Described as the ‘Warm Heart Of Africa’, this relatively little known gem of this diverse continent has so much to offer; wildlife, culture, adventure, scenery, and of course the third largest lake in Africa. A year-round destination, some even go as far to describe Malawi as the most attractive country in sub-Saharan Africa!
Mexico is a country between the United States and Central America, known for the beaches in the Pacific and the Gulf of Mexico, and its diverse landscape of mountains, deserts and jungles. Ancient ruins, such as Teotihuacán and the Mayan city of Chichen Itza, are distributed throughout the country, as are the cities of the Spanish colonial era.
Volunteer in Mongolia with A Broader View Volunteers, our highly rated non-profit charity organization. The volunteer program is based in the capital city of Ulaanbaatar. Volunteers can choose from 5 project in Mongolia with placement last between 1 to 8 weeks in length.
Volunteer in Nepal with housing available up to 25 volunteers, A Broader View has hosted hundreds of university student groups, peace corp alternative teens and family volunteer programs in our Nepal medical, dental and social welfare projects. Groups of 5 or more interested in volunteering together can be customized. A Broader View Volunteers has extensive experience working in Nepal with students, teachers and families providing tailor-made service trips for small groups.
Volunteer Nicaragua, Our programs in Nicaragua give you an extraordinary opportunity to experience the fascinating culture in Central American's largest, democratic republic country. Although Nicaragua has a shadowed past, however today it is considered one of the safest countries in the Americas.
Volunteer in Peru with A Broader View Volunteers, our highly rated non-profit charity organization. Volunteer placements are based in the Inca city of Cusco Peru. Volunteer can choose between 7 programs options available in Cusco Peru.
Volunteer in Rwanda if you have a group of 5 or more interested in volunteering together, customized programs can be arranged. A Broader View Volunteers has extensive experience working with students, teachers and families providing tailor-made service trips for small groups.
Volunteer in South Africa, Has been called the adventure capital of the world, with its natural beauty and wildlife that leaves visitors awe-struck. The rich culture, the freedom struggle and the friendly people make this a fascinating nation to explore.
Sri Lanka lies on the Indian Plate, a major tectonic plate that was formerly part of the Indo-Australian Plate. It is in the Indian Ocean southwest of the Bay of Bengal, Sri Lanka is separated from the mainland portion of the Indian subcontinent by the Gulf of Mannar and Palk Strait. According to Hindu mythology, a land bridge existed between the Indian mainland and Sri Lanka. It now amounts to only a chain of limestone shoals remaining above sea level.Legends claim that it was passable on foot up to 1480 AD, until cyclones deepened the channel. Portions are still as shallow as 1 meter (3 ft). The island consists mostly of flat to rolling coastal plains, with mountains rising only in the south-central part.
Volunteer in Tanzania: is the largest of the East Africa countries (i.e. Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania) and offers spectacular landscape from the coastal plains to the east; the inland saucer-shaped plateau; and the highlands and the coastal islands. The country is named after Tanganyika, its mainland part, and the Zanzibar islands off its east coast. Gaining independence in 1961, Tanzania is a stable, peaceful country with few tribal or regional divisions.
Volunteer in Uganda with housing available up to 15 volunteers, A Broader View has hosted hundreds of volunteers in Uganda. Community development projects focus on clean water works, energy saving programs, chicken projects, vocational skills training, family planning and reproductive health programs. ABV Volunteers supports two local orphanages which serve hundreds of local children affected by HIV/AIDS and extreme poverty. With your support, ABV can help these institutions to bring quality education and other services to these children. If you have a group of 5 or more interested in volunteering together, customized programs can be arranged. A Broader View Volunteers has extensive experience working with students, teachers and families providing tailor-made service trips for small groups.
Volunteer in Vietnam, For many Vietnam will forever be associated with the horrors of war and economic repression. But there are other scenes to be found. The green lush scenery and colorful hill tribes, floating markets of the Mekong Delta, and miles of white sandy beaches, draw thousands of visitors to Vietnam each year. Vietnam has become a favorite destination of more and more tourists to Asia.
Volunteer Zambia based in the cities of Lusaka and Livingstone, the A Broader View volunteer programs have made immense improvements in the everyday lives of the children, youth and families we work with. The greatest commitment is to make radical change in the living conditions of impoverished and incarcerated youth as well as focus on early childhood education. With ABV volunteers’ help programs such Diversion Program have expanded which we advocate to divert children in conflict with the law from incarceration to a correction center where they are provided effective rehabilitation, recreation and education.
The Kingdom of Thailand is located in the center of mainland Southeast Asia. Known for its glittering temples and tropical beaches, Thailand offers a variety of cultured history, tropic wonders and adventure travel. Since 2015, Thailand has undergone a period of economic growth. While progress that has been made, certain challenges and conditions still pose a threat to people and society of Thailand. Unemployment and a high level of the population lacking secondary education has stemmed the poverty levels in Thailand. Fortunately, with assistance and awareness, there are opportunities to help Thailand’s people to eliminate poverty and help boost prosperity for all citizens.
Laos is an ethnically diverse country and a crossroads of Asia. Untainted by mass tourism, Laos is a fascinating country that offers time held traditions, highland villages, paddy fields and authentic “Asian” experience to volunteers. With the variety of ecotourism activities available, nature enthusiasts can explore lush jungles, river caves and ziplines.