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Whether you are unable to, choose not to, or choose to, this does not determine your worth as a person. There may be people who feel inclined to comment or believe that they have a say in your decision, however the only decisions that matter belong to the party or parties directly involved.
All kinds of organizations, especially in developing countries, will welcome travelers with excess time, enthusiasm and skills to give. For travelers, it can be a unique opportunity to work in a different country for a short period of time (no visas required) and to get to know a community outside major cities and tourist havens.
Voluntourism offers a multitude of ways to involve ourselves in social causes but we must approach these foundations with caution – we cannot afford to move too quickly on the basis of change. This is where time is our greatest asset; time complements progress in the same way success complements failure.