Posts Tagged "culture"

Excellence in Ecuador: Ivan Olivas Looks Back on His Quest

August 22, 2016
Billy LePage

Upon returning home to the U.S., United Planet volunteer Ivan Olivas felt overwhelmed by the wide roads and open spaces….

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Seeds of Hope – Earthquake Relief in Ecuador

July 12, 2016
Billy LePage

At the heart of a small valley on the western coast of Ecuador is Rio Muchacho, an organization well-known for its…

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Say Hello to the Planet!

March 1, 2016
Alina Perkins

When you volunteer abroad, it is very important to get acquainted with the language of your destination country. Knowing the local…

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Why United Planet is Different

May 21, 2015

Holly Hornbeck is our Campus Outreach Intern at Bowdoin College and a previous United Planet volunteer. Below, she shares her…

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Meet Our Volunteers: Rachael

April 23, 2015
Erika Batiz

Continuing our series on profiling Quest enrollees, we’re excited to share Rachael’s story (if you missed Kaitlyn’s interview, you can…

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Discover the Best Abroad Experience for You

April 21, 2015
Erika Batiz

While one of the hardest parts about going abroad is deciding to go, the next step can be sometimes even…

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