Global Missions – Is Voluntourism Worth It?

Voluntourism“Voluntourism,” the idea of taking a trip to volunteer for a charitable cause, may be popular, but is it really worth it? Does it help those most in need? Heather Ruiz explores this question in a recent Walla Walla University (WWU) Collegian article, after she spent time traveling through West Africa for ADRA. What is the best way to help? How can we still feed and clothe those in need, yet not make them dependent on the gifts we bring? It is the time of year when many students have decided to go on and have started fundraising for mission trips during spring break. Before going, make read this! It’s contains very valuable information. Read the full article in the WWU Collegian.

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