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Muriel Thompson – My Gap Year in Fiji

I was a volunteer Teaching Assistant in Fiji for 8 months in 2015. I was placed in – Nailuva District School – a rural primary school, surrounded by picturesque mountains, 2 hours away from its...

Posted 28 Oct 2016

enjoy a gap year in fiji with lattitude

10 things you’ll discover Volunteering in Argentina

1. Tango If Buenos Aires is the heart of Argentina, Tango is its soul. You can’t step out onto Buenos Aires streets at night without hearing the 5/8 beats emerging from cafes and milongas. Tango...

Posted 12 Oct 2016

Japan alumni – Korede Bolade

Korede Bolade volunteered with Lattitude Global Volunteering during his Gap Year in 2011. He’s written about what he did on placement, and what he’s doing now, 5 years on!   What country did you volunteer...

Posted 30 Sep 2016

Six months at the Hanshin Cheshire Home, Japan

Written by: Annika Homölle I recently returned from a placement in Takarazuka, Japan, where I volunteered my time as a member of the care staff at the Cheshire Home “Hanshin Jiritsu no Ie“. It was my...

Posted 22 Sep 2016

Teaching in Fiji Q&A with Michael

Michael Sleeman volunteered with Lattitude last year as a teacher in Fiji. He’s written about his experience and what he was able to learn before going off to uni! What country did you volunteer in...

Posted 19 Sep 2016

UK Orientation – September 2016

This week we welcomed 48 young people from Canada, Ecuador, USA, Germany, Colombia and South Africa to London for our September Orientation! Our orientations provide an opportunity for the volunteers to meet each other and...

Posted 09 Sep 2016

Ghana – Week 2

Another great week! Starting the energetic days with omelette and (tons of) bread our host Mothers Adina and Maggie prepare for us. We now appreciate all the bread as we can have it with the...

Posted 17 Aug 2016

First week in Ghana!

By Belinda and Frances 6am, Accra, capital of Ghana. A wall of heat hits us as the doors slide open, it’s a nice change unlike the ever changing weather in England, at least we can...

Posted 11 Aug 2016