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Far Away Projects - the home of free volunteer travel opportunities

If you are like most of our customers, you dream of a better world. You want to explore the world, learn as much as possible about it and make it a better place.

You don’t want to stay in your country forever and spend your time doing the same things over and over again. You dream of taking a break from such life, experiencing something thrilling and new, and make an impact on the lives of others.


But there is something on your way.

You don’t know where to start from. And you don’t have money.


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“I would love to travel and volunteer abroad, but I don’t have money”.


Does this sound like you:

  • You want to travel overseas
  • You want to have a gap year and take a break from your current life
  • You want to do good to people and make a positive impact on the world
  • You want to meet new people from all around the world
  • You want to learn about new cultures
  • You want to see things available only in faraway lands
  • …but you have no money for this?


The good news is that money is not a problem, but only if you know where to look.


I Know How You Feel

I was in the same situation as you a few years ago. I wanted to travel overseas so bad. At the same time, I wanted to make a positive impact on the problems I was seeing in this world.

But I had no money. I was desperate and searched for free volunteer travel options.

Finally, I ended up volunteering in a shelter for homeless people in the beautiful South of France.

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I spent one year there. I learned a lot about life while volunteering and listening to homeless people’s stories. I lived alone and independently far away from home. I learned the local language. I made many friends. I traveled around France a lot.

And all my costs of volunteering abroad were covered.


What Is Far Away Projects?

Now I want to show other people how to have a free gap year by volunteering abroad with flights and accommodation included.

That’s why Far Away Projects exist.

We make available a list of free volunteering opportunities to people who want to do a volunteering trip overseas but cannot afford to pay for that.


To learn more about what we offer, contact us.


Our Most Important Posts

If you want to learn more about free volunteering overseas and free gap years through volunteering, read the following articles:


How to Volunteer Abroad for Free with Flights and Accommodation Included

Learn the basics of how you can have that adventure yourself. Here you’ll learn:

  • That you can volunteer with flights and accommodations included
  •     What expenses are involved in volunteering abroad
  •     What‘s the difference between long-term and short-term volunteering, and why   the difference is important for your costs
  •     How to find free volunteering opportunities and why it is so hard to find them
  •     9 free volunteering abroad programs and organizations
  •     How to fund your trips overseas (if not everything is covered)
  •     About possible visa issues


What Is Included in Free Volunteering Abroad. What “free volunteering” really means? When someone tells you that you can volunteer for free, does it mean that you’ll have no costs at all or you need some money in your pocket?

Here’s what you’ll learn here:

  • What free volunteering abroad really means
  • What is included in volunteering overseas for free


Everything You Need to Know About Volunteering Visa. Visa can be the biggest obstacle to your dream. Learn what types of visas are available to international volunteers, how to get them, and how to improve your chances of getting one.


What Volunteering Abroad Is NOT. Here we talk about the dark side of international volunteering. Some people have the wrong intentions about volunteering and the resources provided to them to travel to the location of volunteering. Learn how to not abuse your volunteering trip.


8 Reasons to Volunteer During Your Gap Year. If you want to take some time away from everything you’ve been doing so far, this article may convince you to try volunteering.


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