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Conservation Volunteers New Zealand 
Conservation Volunteers is a national NGO, founded in 2006, working to involve volunteers in care and maintenance of the environment. CVNZ is both not-for-profit and nonpolitical, and involves volunteers from within New Zealand and around the world on projects which take place across New Zealand.   Visit site
Coral Cay Conservation 
Coral Cay Conservation provides resources to help sustain livelihoods and alleviate poverty through the protection, restoration and management of coral reefs and tropical forests. By providing the technical and financial support that developing countries need in order to produce conservation management plans for threatened reefs and forests. By training international volunteers and host-country partners to gather, interpret and monitor the data that's so crucial for effective conservation. By working with host-country governments and other organisations to encourage education and sustainable livelihood opportunities in local communities.   Visit site
Cosmic Volunteers 
Cosmic Volunteers is a US-based non-profit organization that offers volunteer and internsip programs abroad in China, Ecuador, Ghana, India, Kenya, Peru, the Philippines, and Vietnam. Our volunteers are placed at schools, hospitals, newspapers, orphanages, HIV/AIDS clinics, women's groups, and other organizations who ask us for assistance. Our volunteers are mostly from the US, Canada, and Europe, from all walks of life, and range in age from high school to retirees.  Visit site
Council on International Educational Exchange 
Since 1947, the Council on International Educational Exchange, known as CIEE, has been in pursuit of its mission, "to help people gain understanding, acquire knowledge, and develop skills for living in a globally interdependent and culturally diverse world." Our services to young people studying, working, teaching, and traveling abroad are more important than ever. As we look ahead, we reaffirm our commitment to the principles and values that guide this mission statement.  Visit site
CRACYP Ecuador 
CRACYP (which stands for Rural Forestation and Progress Network Corporation, in Spanish) is a non profit organization facilitating reforestation and sustainable rural development in an agricultural area of extreme poverty including over 200 communities in the foothills of the Western Andes in Ecuador.   Visit site
Cross-Cultural Solutions 
Cross-Cultural Solutions offers international volunteer programmes in Brazil, China, Costa Rica, Ghana, Guatemala, India, Peru, Russia, Tanzania and Thailand. Programmes range 2-12 weeks, making it easy for students to participate during holiday and summer vacations.  Visit site
D Foundation (India) 
D-Foundation is a grassroots community development NGO in Sarnath, Varanasi, India. It works to help the poor and destitute become self-sufficient through developing human resources – training, education, jobs, livelihoods and direct support.   Visit site
Developing World Connections  
DWC is a non-profit organization with charitable status in Canada offering ordinary people meaningful volunteer opportunities in the developing world. We know from experience that these introductions always lead to a global perspective, and a deep understanding that leaves a profound effect on both the volunteer and the communities that are empowered by our participation. Currently offering projects in Sri Lanka, Guatemala and Thailand.   Visit site
Do Something 
Do Something inspires, supports, and celebrates young people changing the world. The programme consists of monthly challenges in community building, health, and environment; Do Something BRICK Awards and Do Something Grants; and The Magazine, the only public service magazine distributed nationally in the USA.   Visit site
Earthwatch Institute 
Earthwatch allows volunteers to join research scientists in fields such as archaeology, marine biology, animal behaviour, ecology, and anthropology in about 50 countries. Expeditions take place year-round for 2-3 weeks at a time. Cost of the programme is considered a tax-deductible contribution.  Visit site

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The people you'll meet on these pages are not famous, yet they have touched millions of people's lives through their committment, compassion and courage. They've been baptized as  "trailblazers", "shakers and movers", "disaster responders", among others.  Whatever names they've been called, they have one thing in common -- they've made a difference.