Voluntourism

It’s Time to Change How We Change the World

“If we can understand how complex it is to solve issues in our own country, why do we feel we can go to another country, one we often know very little about, and solve their problems on a short-term trip?” – Rebecca Klaassen If you only watch one TEDx talk this year, make it this one from Rebecca Klaassen. A few months ago, Rebecca wrote an opinion piece about WE’s voluntourism model  and how society chooses to selectively view and contribute to local and global issue. Rebecca  ...

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