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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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My Volunteer Experience
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I arrived in Nongkhai, Thailand in September. I had no idea what to expect except for that was going to a volunteer center to be trained for a few days in the local culture and language and then off to an eco-volunteer project in northern Thailand. After the initial excitement of the Tuktuk ride (small three wheeled Thai taxi) I finally arrived at the Openmind Center. It was not as big as I had expected but had a warm feeling to it with an outside kitchen and flags decorated on the walls. I look...

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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