You have been wanting to do a summer service abroad, yet you are not sure where to start. Here is a good resource of grassroots organizations around the world:
Omprakash is a free online platform that connects grassroots health, education, and environmental organizations in over 30 countries with a global audience of volunteers, donors, and classrooms that can learn from and support their work.
We are about providing affordable opportunities for individuals to build meaningful and mutually beneficial relationships with grassroots social impact organizations around the world. Our database links over 175 pre-vetted ‘Partner’ organizations from over 30 countries with potential volunteers and funders, all free of charge. We also offer grants to qualified applicants to defray the costs of travel and living expenses.
We provide a free donation platform that enables Partner organizations to fundraise and expand their outreach. We provide personalized counseling for volunteers to help them choose a Partner, find a position or design a project, and make it happen. In addition, we maintain a large database of user-generated content that includes resources for teachers, students, travelers, non-profit organizations, and more.