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Check out our WorldTeach “Expand Your Community” video above, made by volunteers for future volunteers.

Welcome to WorldTeach! Not sure where to start? Take our “Buzzfeed like” quiz here and see which program is best for you.

Listen to our Namibia webinar and get the real story on teaching in Namibia from alumni and country directors. Experience the Southwest coast of Africa and join our 24 year old Namibia program, application deadline is October 15th, departure in late December 2016.

Join our ever popular Ecuador year long program, application deadline is October 15th, departure in mid February 2017.

¡Vamos a Colombia! Become a part of our WorldTeach Colombian community with teaching opportunities all across the country, application deadline is October 15th, departure in early January 2017.

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Latest Blog Post:

A Picture Worth a Thousand Words

There are some things you expect to learn and do while abroad, and there are some things you never thought could happen. While Andrea Taylor was in Colombia, she had an unexpected afternoon that made her realize how there are moments definitely worth more than material goods. A little boy asked me where I was going, I told him I was going up to the river. He enthusiastically responded, “Great, I’ll go with you.” Next thing I know, my bike slightly shakes and gets a lot heavier. The little boy jumped on the back of my bike! I looked back and while simultaneously shouting and laughing said, “What are you doing? I can’t, I can’t, I can’t.The little boy responded, “Yes you can! Yes you can! Let’s go, let’s go!”

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- WorldTeach Volunteer, American Samoa

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In 1986, I went to Kenya as the first WorldTeach volunteer. My hope was to bridge the gap between what I studied and the realities of life in the field. That's what WorldTeach was and still is today, we give each and every volunteer teacher an opportunity to link theories with reality and find their own way of narrowing the development gap around the world.
- Michael Kremer, Gates Professor of Developing Societies at Harvard University, WorldTeach Founder and Board of Directors President

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