To ethically build a service learning program in another country, working directly with local communities, schools, or organizations is critical. Although students around the US frequently travel abroad for enrichment, service learning trips give young people the opportunity to both serve as well as become more intimately acquainted with the local culture.
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Did you know that school in the Dominican Republic is only a half-day long? Currently, there are local efforts to move to full-day school and better support to children who wish to pursue their education. These efforts strive to reduce the high drop-out rate at Dominican schools. This spring, ILI Travel is hosting a Women’s […]
Today, many organizations are moving away from community service while embracing the concept of service learning. This seemingly subtle shift can have a powerful impact on the communities we serve and the values that volunteers learn during their experience. Community Service Community service is a voluntary act that strives to benefit others. Learning may happen […]
Do you want to grow with a once-in-a-lifetime experience while also making a difference? When you volunteer abroad with a group of like-minded people, you can achieve incredible things and build lasting friendships. Organizing a service learning trip is endlessly rewarding, but it can be daunting. Fortunately, at ILI Travel, we have visited almost 40 […]
At ILI Travel, our goal is to make a long-term positive impact on developing countries’ educational, economic, and environmental sustainability. Our programs strengthen the communities we serve and offer volunteers the chance to give back to the world. To learn more about our service learning programs, watch our new video! Would you like to organize […]