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Kaya awarded Silver Medal Best Volunteer Organization 2017!

Kaya Responsible Travel is proud to announce that we won the silver medal for Best Volunteer Organization 2017 at the BETA Award last night. It’s the fifth year in a row that we are shortlisted for this prestigious recognition. Although we didn’t keep our Gold crown this year, we will be back next...

Celebrate Quito’s Foundation with Kaya!

Did you know that today, December 6th, is a celebration in Ecuador? Celebrate Quito’s history with us and signing up to volunteer or intern at one of our placements! Today, the Quiteños (residents of Quito) are celebrating their Spanish history, remembering when the “conquistadores”...

Martina’s Journey Through India (Part 1)

India is one of those countries that challenges completely your understanding of life. From the busy streets packed with animals and people, to the continuous honking of rickshaws and motorbikes; from the spicy flavours of the foods, to the colours and diversity of people…India will...

Environmental Conservation in Ecuador

If you’re interested in hands-on conservation work, botany or sustainable environments then we’ve got a great placement for you in Ecuador! Read about our Placement Advisor Christina’s visit to our Agro Forestry and Environmental Conservation in the Mindo Cloud Forest placement: Last week, I...

The Power of Arts in Ecuador

I’m Christina from Kaya’s Placement team and you may not know this, but I work from Ecuador! Working from a foreign country gives me the unique opportunity to see the progress of our Kaya partnerships in-person. The success of these placements and the overall effect they have on the...

International Education Week Idea’s

Its #InternationalEducationWeek and the Kaya team are here to show you how you can get involved! Whether it’s a study and service program, an internship or even one of our fantastic volunteer abroad opportunities, you can study, learn and exchange experiences on one of our many international...

FAFSA & Your Program Abroad!

How can you pay for your program abroad? That is a great question – and one that is on many students’ minds. The price of going abroad can seem daunting, but the benefits of participating in an abroad program are invaluable! Statistics show that students who do a program abroad are more...

Why Study Abroad with Kaya!

Studying Abroad is much more than just a year or a semester away. It’s a fantastic way to gain credits towards your course, expand your knowledge about the world surrounding you, and gain the skills and international experience that many prospective employers are searching for. Why Study Abroad...

Special Offers Available for Peru and Vietnam!

If you’re thinking about joining us on one of our volunteer abroad projects, internships or study abroad programs then we have some exciting news to share with you… We’ve added 2 new special offers to our website for you to take advantage of! If your passion lies in environmental conservation,...

Win a $2,500 Scholarship to Volunteer Abroad!

As you already know, the cost of international travel and volunteering abroad can be a challenge! To help with this, we have some exciting news to share with you. The guys at Go Abroad.com have joined forces with Lonely Planet, the world’s most iconic travel guide publisher, to help one lucky...

Brand New Projects and Internships with Kaya!

There have been quite a few new additions to our already diverse range of projects and internships recently. In fact, we’ve had so many, that we’ve decided to compile them all into this blog post for you! New projects High Impact Outreach Community project in Ghana – This project involves...

The Magic of Spring in South Africa

We’re now moving into October (how fast has this year gone?), which means spring is in full bloom in South Africa! If you are yet to visit South Africa, then there’s no better time to visit this magnificent country. The air is filled with the sweet scent of blooming wild flowers and the weather...

World’s festivals you need to visit on your 2018 travels

September is here, and back to school is already behind us. Are you already thinking of where to travel in the year ahead? Why not compile your volunteering, internship or study abroad with a famous world festival? We have compiled a list of our favourite festivals to be held in 2018 so that you...

How a Kaya Internship Abroad can Boost your Career

You may think this is ironic, but leaving your current job to pursue an internship abroad can be a great way to boost your career. Even if you’re fresh out of the education system, an internship abroad is one way you make yourself stand out in today’s competitive job market.   What is an...

Plan Something Exciting for this Christmas!

Going abroad over the festive holidays is becoming a popular idea and since Christmas is all about giving, we think volunteering abroad is a perfect way to combine the two. What better way is there to spread the Christmas spirit than to help those who are less fortunate than yourself? Not to...

What is Responsible Travel? Why is it so Important?

We often talk about travelling responsibly. Today, we’d like to highlight what we mean when we talk about “responsible travel”. Whatever your reason is for travelling to a new country, there are things you can do to make your visit a more responsible one. Apart from explaining exactly what...

Fabulous Feedback from our Local Team in Swaziland!

Sheena Christensen is currently participating on our Nutrition Internship in Swaziland. She’s certainly been very busy, involving herself in a wide range of projects during her interning abroad experience. Here’s what the team on the ground have said about her hard work during her time on the...
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