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community development in asia
a continent of wild beauty & ancient cultures

There are few things that give a greater sense of achievement than rolling up your sleeves and getting involved in community development work. Volunteering in Asia on your gap year or career break gives you the opportunity to work in an orphanage, see what a difference you can make teaching at a local school and even introduce your own grassroots economic development project as you travel in Asia. Immerse yourself in the local community for an original, rewarding and exciting adventure meeting new friends and discovering a spellbinding new country when you volunteer abroad.

Have a look at our community development programs for your perfect gap year in Asia and book yourself onto the adventure of a lifetime:

Asia, Community Development

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India Goa Volunteer

Work with people of all ages and backgrounds as you travel and explore this region of cultural resonance – learn yoga, stroll along white beaches, and meet and chat with the locals.
Read Latest Reviews Prices: from $1,145

  • Prices: from $1,145
  • Region: Asia
  • Activity: Community
  • Duration: 2 weeks +
  • Project code: IGV

Vietnam Hill Tribe Experience

Visit the incredible indigenous hill tribes of northern Vietnam on this trek of a lifetime through lush green mountain rice paddies.
Read Latest Reviews Prices: from $895

  • Prices: from $895
  • Region: Asia
  • Activity: Adventure
  • Duration: 1 week
  • Project code: VHT

Cambodia Island Community Development

Enjoy the beauty of Koh Rong Sanloem while assisting with community development efforts and education.
Read Latest Reviews Prices: from $945

  • Prices: from $945
  • Region: Asia
  • Activity: Community
  • Duration: 2 weeks +
  • Project code: CCI

Vietnam Community Teaching Project

Work with and assist some of the most disadvantaged communities in Ho Chi Minh and really make a difference – teach English, and provide medicine, water filters for clean drinking water and clothes.
Read Latest Reviews Prices: from $895

  • Prices: from $895
  • Region: Asia
  • Activity: Community
  • Duration: 2 weeks +
  • Project code: VIC

Laos Volunteer Adventure

Experience one of Laos' must see destinations whilst putting something back into this incredible community!
Read Latest Reviews Prices: from $1,145

  • Prices: from $1,145
  • Region: Asia
  • Activity: Community
  • Duration: 2 weeks +
  • Project code: LVA

Thailand Sea Turtles, Coral Reef & Community

As you soak up the atmosphere and enjoy the warm hospitality, help to preserve sea turtles and their nests along the beaches, and monitor the coral reefs in clear oceans.
Read Latest Reviews Prices: from $1,395

  • Prices: from $1,395
  • Region: Asia
  • Activity: Marine
  • Duration: 2 week +
  • Project code: TSC

Nepal Teaching & Community Work

Teach marginalised children and help to build their confidence. During your stay, you'll discover a way of life as beautiful and mystical as the scenery.
Read Latest Reviews Prices: from $945

  • Prices: from $945
  • Region: Asia
  • Activity: TEFL
  • Duration: 2 weeks +
  • Project code: NPT

Thailand Hill Tribe Experience

Immerse yourself in the unique culture and discover the ancient traditions of this fascinating part of Thailand. Push your personal boundaries and experience a lifestyle that is unfamiliar to most.
Read Latest Reviews Prices: from $1,295

  • Prices: from $1,295
  • Region: Asia
  • Activity: Community
  • Duration: 2 week +
  • Project code: THI

Cambodia Rural Teaching

Help to break the cycle of poverty and assist Cambodian youth to access education.
Read Latest Reviews Prices: from $945

  • Prices: from $945
  • Region: Asia
  • Activity: Partner
  • Duration: 2 weeks +
  • Project code: CUT

India Women's Empowerment in Kerala

Explore India through the coastal state of Kerala and whilst there, you will be bringing hope to local women by teaching skills and immersing yourself in their culture.
Read Latest Reviews Prices: from $945

  • Prices: from $945
  • Region: Asia
  • Activity: Community
  • Duration: 2 weeks +
  • Project code: IWE

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