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This is Casparo's wrap up video from his Permaculture Project completed with the San communities in Namibia in collaboration with The Wandering Samaritan. Watch it and see what's possible with a little heart, a little time, and a little funding! Thanks Casparo! So inspiring! And by...

Back in 2014 I traveled to Namibia with the idea of visiting various San communities along the way, nomadic hunter gatherer people who have lived in the area for 200 centuries. My aim was to find the San who still live close to their original...

Well off the typical tourist track in Argentina, about 45 minutes outside of Cordoba is the town of Malvinas. I got some interesting looks around town when I mentioned I was heading there, ranging from “really, why?” to “be careful” to “where’s that?” I found...

In 2009, when I visited the Sigul Youth Polytechnic in Anyiko (West Kenya) for the first time, it consisted of two rooms and a half. The front room served as the office of the assistant chief, who is in charge of administrative tasks in the...

Another Wandering Samaritan, Emilia Epperly from Arizona , ventured out to the hills of Colombia, and what she made happen improved the lives of two and touched the hearts of many.  #ARMYOFGOOD. Check out her story: I read about Angeles de Medellin in a travel blog and didn’t...

Sarah and Cale are at it again, this time with Developing Unity, Nurturing Knowledge (DUNK), located in Accra, Ghana. Here's Sarah's report from the field: Cale and I went in for an interview to volunteer, not necessarily ready to commit to anything...

Franziska Engelhardt is a Wandering Samaritan from Zurich, Switzerland who was traveling through El Salvador. Here's an amazing story of goodness from her trip! -- I happen to know Margarita's family who lives a tough reality, just as many people in Central American countries do. They...

Sarah and Cale are two of our recent Wandering Samaritans and are career-break travelers from Seattle, Washington, USA. They planned and saved for 5 years and finally took the plunge to quit their jobs and travel for a year. They started in Europe; hiked the Camino...

Being a few days walk from Everest Base Camp on April 18, 2014, the most deadly day in its history, was a humbling experience. As word of the avalanche spread amongst the trekkers and stories of the sixteen fallen Sherpas came to light, it was difficult not...