The Better Volunteering Better Care initiative, now ReThink Orphanages, produced a range of documents giving information on international volunteering in residential care centres, related advocacy initiatives and ethical volunteering alternatives.
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Better Volunteering Better Care (BVBC) responds to a blog by the Executive Director of the volunteer travel company IVHQ expressing his views about the benefits of orphanage volunteering.
The London School of Economics Volunteer Centre and the Better Volunteering Better Care Initiative have collaborated to develop a pledge that can be adopted by universities and other institutions of higher or further education. By adding this pledge to their websites, universities and other supporters promise not to advertise orphanage volunteering trips to students and to “endeavour to ensure that such opportunities are neither facilitated nor promoted within our institution.”
A detailed explanation of the problems associated with volunteering in orphanages (residential care centers).
Este documento provee una explicación detallada de las razones que Better Volunteering Better Care está desalentando el voluntariado internacional en orfanatos (centros de atención residencial).
Collected viewpoints on international volunteering in residential care centres Country focus: Cambodia is a document developed by Better Volunteering Better Care Intitative
Better Volunteering Better Care: Current activity and initiatives is a document developed by the Better Volunteering Better Care Intiative
Collected viewpoints on international volunteering in residential care centres Country focus: Ghana is a documented that was developed by the Better Care Better Volunteering Intiative
Collected Viewpoints on International Volunteering in Residential Care Centres: An overview is a document that was produced by the Better Volunteering Better Care Intiative
Collected viewpoints on international volunteering in residential care centres Country focus: Nepal is a document devloped by the Better Volunteering Better Care Intiative