i-to-i Launches Voluntourism ‘Challenges’

From: i-to-i
Published: Sat Dec 06 2008

Today i-to-i announces a new sort of volunteer vacation, 2 week voluntourism challenges. Volunteers will join 30 other like-minded travelers and work together to restore and regenerate vital building and conservation projects overseas. Participants on these teams will be given a challenge and must work together to complete the project in very limited time for the community.

Opportunities for team challenges abroad can range from renovations in Costa Rica to planting trees in India. Volunteers will live as a true local, work alongside committed volunteers and make great friends as they work together to achieve their shared goals.

Costa Rica Voluntourism Challenge
The Costa Rica Challenge is a two week 'start and finish' group project that is ideal for anyone who wants to work hard, have fun and see the tangible results fast. Prices starting at $1790 for 2 weeks, for more information visit: http://www.i-to-i.com/volunteer-projects/costa-rica-challenge.html

Ecuador Voluntourism Challenge
There are two amazing challenges in Ecuador. The first is paying homage to the beautiful orchid by building a dedicated garden to help preserve this rare species. The second challenge is creating a trail to protect the nature reserve from the dreaded effects of trampling tourists. Prices starting at $1955 for 2 weeks, for more information visit: http://www.i-to-i.com/volunteer-projects/ecuador-team-challenge.html

India Voluntourism Challenge
The South India Team Challenges are a selection of two week group projects that are ideal for anyone for wants to work hard, have fun and see the tangible results fast. Prices starting at $1790 for 2 weeks, for more information visit: http://www.i-to-i.com/volunteer-projects/south-india-challenge.html

South Africa Voluntourism Challenge
For the South Africa challenge volunteers will have a great time brightening the lives of children in a township near Cape Town. Their tasks will be to drastically improve a nursery school while spending quality time with the children. Prices starting at $1955 for 2 weeks, for more information visit:http://www.i-to-i.com/volunteer-projects/south-africa-team-challenge.html

To see the wide range of voluntourism opportunities offered by i-to-i.com please visit: http://www.i-to-i.com or call 800-985-4864 for more information.

Since 1994, i-to-i, has been the award-winning leader in volunteer vacations, TEFL (teaching English as a foreign language) training and job placement abroad. Each year, i-to-i sends approximately 5,000 volunteers to 500 projects in 35 countries and helps 15,000 people gain the certification necessary to teach English overseas. i-to-i volunteers contributed approximately one million hours of service last year.

i-to-i offers volunteer vacations in countries such as: Ecuador, Brazil, India, China, Cambodia, Thailand, Zambia, Vietnam, Costa Rica, Honduras and Vietnam.

For more information call 800-985-4864 or visit http://www.i-to-i.com , for media inquiries please contact Alexia Nestora, www.voluntourismgal.com

Alexia Nestora
Company: i-to-i
Contact Name: Alexia Nestora
Contact Email: alexia@lassocommunications.com
Contact Phone: 800-985-4864

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