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"Volunteer work overseas for us is really about overseas volunteers helping local people to help local people" - Sven, co-founder.
"Poor people get poor education. We want to give them a better chance and our volunteers help us" - Gaweechat, 'Toto', co-founder.

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I came for one but stayed for four months! By Jeremy from New Zealand
Volunteer Stories
Today we hear from Jeremy, who liked Nong Khai so much that he found it very difficult to leave! He taught at Tessaban 3school, and worked with our trainees at the Training Center. How long were you here for? I originally planned to volunteer in Nong Khai with Openmind Projects for one month. I saw the volunteer idea as a cool way of structuring an overseas experience. However, I was really enjoying living in Nong Khai, experiencing the Thai culture and being a part of the OMP comm...

Why Openmind Projects

  • Low volunteer costs.  A non-profit NGO, not an international volunteer agency. So lower costs for you!
  • High value volunteer work.  Addressing real needs. Avoiding volunteer work that local people do better and should get paid for! No wall paintings, beach cleanings.
  • Grassroots projects.  Your money goes direct to the local projects. Not overseas to salaries and marketing.
  • Asia Specialist.  We match local needs with your skills. And prepare you!
  • Flexible dates. Combine projects.
  • Unique volunteer training, free. Before you start.  Including cross cultural training.
  • Trend setting teaching. We willl train you.

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