Volunteer

The Green Bamboo Boys Shelter

The Green Bamboo Boys Shelter

Reposting this post because GBS is currently in the midst of fundraising drive in order to stay open! Please consider making a donation if you can! I have worked with the Green Bamboo Boys Shelter in Vietnam for four years and it is an amazing organization that does great work for disadvantaged boys in Saigon. 

5 Things you need to know before you volunteer while travelling

5 Things you need to know before you volunteer while travelling

How to be a responsible volunteer and avoid 'voluntourism'.

What is Sustainable Development anyways?

What is Sustainable Development anyways?

Here are some of my favourite resources if you want to get some background on what exactly sustainable development means to help you understand how it applies to us and how we can help and give back in our communities. 

Blue Dragon Children's Foundation on the benefits of hip-hop (among other things)

Blue Dragon Children's Foundation on the benefits of hip-hop (among other things)

The first part of my interview with the founder of Blue Dragon Children's Foundation. We got carried away talking and I didn't want to cut anything out so I split the interview in two, so stay tuned!

Narrow the Gap for the Environment

Narrow the Gap for the Environment

Solving problems and preventing escalation of existing issues requires collaboration and planned philanthropy.

LIN’s Narrow the Gap Community Fund brings local resources together to support local nonprofit organizations that are tackling the most pressing problems in Ho Chi Minh City.
By engaging people with a shared vision, by pooling available resources and by investing together in projects that address local needs, a Community Fund helps make it easier and more rewarding for people to become more strategic with their giving. Read more about this amazing organization and event that I have been so lucky to be a part of!

Hoi An: A sustainable development model for Vietnam

Hoi An: A sustainable development model for Vietnam

Action for the city is a non-profit organization based out of Hoi An whose goal is to make the city more green and more livable for tourists and residents. They aim to be a sustainable model for all development in Vietnamese cities, something which is sorely needed as growth in Vietnam continues at a rapid pace. 

How Can You Help Add Value When You Give or Volunteer?

How Can You Help Add Value When You Give or Volunteer?

The question isn't how can you help, but rather how can you add value as a volunteer or a donor, from my interview with Dana Doan the founder of LIN.

Photo Diary of the Last 6 Months

Photo Diary of the Last 6 Months

Almost exactly three months ago I started this blog and thanks to my readers it has been going really well. I wanted share some background about why I started it and what I have been able to do since as a result of the blog. I hope it inspires you or helps you to live your dream!