Volunteers can contribute to making their stay have positive imoacts: on one hand, by chosing a relialistically assessing their own skills, strengths and expectations. Nevertheless, it is important to find the right balance based on previous experience, motivation, and available time in order to identify a suitable project. In responsible voluntourism, the people in developing countries and their interests are more important. Using this as a guideline provides the chance for unique experiences through volunteering which will have impacts that last beyond the end of the trip.
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