A big thank you to KEEN for featuring our contest on their blog and providing some awesome prizes!
Exploring foreign cities, meeting interesting people, tasting local cuisines – the reasons we love travel are endless. Recently volunteering has risen in the ranks of what motivates us to venture abroad. Every year more people jet across the world looking for ways to “give back” or “make a difference” to the communities who host us while traveling.
As with any growing trend, volunteer travel receives its fair share of criticism. Volunteers are often blamed for contributing to dependency, offering unsustainable solutions, and taking locals’ jobs. Spending some time uncovering the negative effects international volunteers can have on communities can become overwhelming and leave you wondering if volunteering is even worth it.
Continue reading on KEEN’s blog!
Video 5 – HOW CAN I DO GOOD IN THE WORLD?
Wanting to do good in the world and wondering whether volunteering is the best way? Struck by an urge to make the world a better place but not sure what to do next? This video – the fifth in our series – is designed for you!
After watching, don’t forget to answer the quiz question for your chance to win a pair of KEEN shoes and an Eagle Creek Pack-It Cube!
Want the chance to win more prizes? We thought so.
If you haven’t already, check out the other videos in our “Know Before You Go” series and answer the corresponding questions. At the end of the contest everyone who answered all six correctly will be entered in a drawing to win a 3-day stay in Siem Reap, Cambodia and two new prizes thanks to Eagle Creek:
The Dane Brief
The Emerson Carry-All
Each week we’re giving away a pair of KEEN Shoes!
At the end of the contest we’re giving out 8 Eagle Creek Pack-It Cubes. Also, those who’ve correctly answered all 6 questions will be entered in a drawing for a 3-day stay in Siem Reap, Cambodia!
Congratulations to our winners so far:
Visit learningservice.info/videocontest to enter. Who knows, you could be our next winner!