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Seven Ways to Make Volunteering Abroad Financially Affordable and Ethically Responsible

We’ve put together a list of fantastic tips and resources to help make an impactful volunteer trip possible for anyone who wants to be a part of our commitment to ethical, sustainable global health programs! Check it out and sign up to join our FIMRC family today!

It Hurts A Bit

He’s a travel nurse, backpacker, and now a former long-term FIMRC Ambassador in Ecuador. Cameron Petrey paused his South American backpacking adventures to immerse himself in Project Anconcito’s community and health initiatives. He’s had strong opinions about international development & global health since he joined us. He’s now sharing his thoughts on grassroots health along with travel tips and excursion clips (including sea turtles 🌊🐢).

What a Medical Student Learned Serving Abroad

As a second year medical student, Julie Nguyen expected the clinical exposure she experienced in the DR’s hospital and local clinics. She did not, however, expect to keep a patient’s medication in her refrigerator, or to reflect on questions she had never asked herself. She also would not have guessed that her biggest takeaway would be what it was.