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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.

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I learned more than I hoped for! By marine volunteer Laura from Australia
Volunteer Stories
Laura volunteered at the Marine Research Center in Phuket for a month. She came to Thailand to gain experience of marine conservation work before returning to study, and found she learned more than she had hoped for! So much happened in my four weeks in Phuket, that I honestly don't know where to begin! I spent most of my time working for SAMPAN (Strengthening Andaman Marine Protected Areas Network Program). They had an important presentation in Bangkok coming up regarding action p...

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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