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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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Jim is a veteran volunteer, having spent time in Namibia and Honduras working with HIV/AIDS and child nutrition issues respectively. He first volunteered with OMP for the first time around 10 years ago, and liked it so much that he's been back every summer since, and has now settled here permanently! Here are his ten commandments, and they are well worth heeding: Do not look for a “home away from home,” but instead look for the other, the different, the unusual. Don’t look to find things as ...

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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