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"Volunteer work overseas for us is really about overseas volunteers helping local people to help local people" - Sven, co-founder.
"Poor people get poor education. We want to give them a better chance and our volunteers help us" - Gaweechat, 'Toto', co-founder.

Inspired Volunteering in Asia

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Trainee Tales: Joiy to the world
Volunteer Stories
Peter came to us from Australia in 2014, and spent five weeks volunteering at our Openmind Training Center. He helped our trainees learn English and motivated them to continue their learning. Whilst here, he wrote several pieces about our organisation, life at the center and the trainees' backgrounds. To read more of his work go to      Meet Joiy, volunteer and project coordinator at Openmind projects, NongKhai. Joiy came to Openmind from Ban ...

Why Openmind Projects

  • Low volunteer costs.  A non-profit NGO, not an international volunteer agency. So lower costs for you!
  • High value volunteer work.  Addressing real needs. Avoiding volunteer work that local people do better and should get paid for! No wall paintings, beach cleanings.
  • Grassroots projects.  Your money goes direct to the local projects. Not overseas to salaries and marketing.
  • Asia Specialist.  We match local needs with your skills. And prepare you!
  • Flexible dates. Combine projects.
  • Unique volunteer training, free. Before you start.  Including cross cultural training.
  • Trend setting teaching. We willl train you.

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