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The Phu Wua Mountains, the wild elephants and Openmind Projects
Eco tourism & Environment
Back in the early days of Openmind Projects (OMP) in 2003, we were approached by an ambitious young teacher in a remote village in Isan, the poor Northeast Thailand. She wanted overseas volunteers to help her teach English to poor rice farmer children.We visited her and discussed how to help and where volunteers could stay. ‘At local home stays,’ she said, and we looked around finding many blue home stay signs outside huts and houses. We asked the villagers ‘do you have any visitors?’  ...

Choose Openmind Projects because

  • Low Volunteer Costs.  Affordable volunteering. A non-profit NGO, not international volunteer business. Free Week.
  • Your Volunteer Work Makes a Difference.  Don't take a job from a local. No work that local people can be paid for! 
  • Grassroot Projects.  Your money goes  to local people, not overseas administation, promotion.
  • Asia Experts.  We match local needs with your skills and interests. 
  • Flexible.  Combine countries and projects. Choose dates.
  • Trending Volunteer Training!  A Free Week.
  • Innovative Teaching!  We show you.

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