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Archive for the ‘Volunteer' Category

You Can Change the World: Permaculture Volunteering in Panama!

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Habla Ya's very first Permaculture Volunteer

Fresh out of university over 10 years ago, I came back to Panama wanting to make my country a better place. But somehow down the road, things just go complicated and all those fresh ideals and aspirations little by little dissipated into thin air. It’s not that I was a bad person, but I was…



In Search of Volunteer: Permaculture or Urban Gardening Expert Needed

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Spanish students and teachers in front of Habla Ya Spanish School in Bocas del Toro, Panama

Read our latest post about Permaculture and about what we’re doing at Habla Ya to change the world… and then join us too! Climate change. Inequality. Malnutrition. Corruption. Unsustainable development. A broken system. Divided communities. Access to potable water, quality education and affordable health care. And the list could go on and on. These are…



Ngäbe-Buglé Comarca’s Challenges | Health / Medical Assistance: Part 5

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Ngobe child being bathed

This is the fifth and last of a 5-part series about the biggest problems in the Comarca Ngäbe-Buglé and how they are being addressed. You can click here to see the 1st part here about Physical Infrastructure, here for the 2nd part about Social Problems, here for the 3rd part about Education or here for…


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The Unconventional Guide to Volunteering in Bocas del Toro

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Boat on beach in Cayo Zapatilla, Bocas del Toro, Paanama

You can volunteer and eat your cake too in Bocas del Toro. This archipelago has several volunteer opportunities including (but not limited to), teaching English to underprivileged children and sea turtle conservation. It's #seaturtle season in #BocasdelToro… join the local NGO #ANABOCA and @conserveturtles to make sure eggs are protected, hatch and the little ones…


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Volunteering in Boquete, Panama

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Boquete is very lucky to have a caring local and expat community who work tirelessly for those in need in this region. Because of the multiple non-profit organizations, we are able to provide a large variety of volunteer positions for students who are interested in giving back to our community. As follows you’ll find a…


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